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4.21 ALTHORNE (aH) (34) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 04 pelosols Non-alluvial clayey soils that crack deeply in dry seasons, but are slowly permeable when wet. They have a coarse blocky or prismatic structure and no prominently mottled non-calcareous subsurface horizons within 40 cm depth.
Soil Group: 2 non-calcareous pelosols Non-calcareous to at least 80 cm depth and no clay-enriched subsurface.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical non-calcareous pelosols (Not subdivided below group level)
Soil Series: swelling clayey material passing to brownish clay

Brief Profile Description

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

0712c    WINDSOR Stagnic Vertic Cambisols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 3

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 131

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