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8.31 DEEPDALES (dC) (339) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 08 ground-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged soils affected by a shallow fluctuating groundwater-table. They are developed mainly within or over permeable material and have prominently mottled or greyish coloured horizons within 40 cm depth Most occupy low-lying or depressional sites.
Soil Group: 3 cambic gley soils Non-alluvial, loamy or clayey with a distinct topsoil and no clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical cambic gley soils (loamy with non-calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: light loamy material passing to sand or soft sandstone

Brief Profile Description

In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)

0841a    Curdridge Eutric Gleysols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 1

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 22

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