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10.22 ALTCAR (Aq) (35) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 10 peat soils With more than 40 cm of organic material in the upper 80 cm or with more than 30 cm of organic material over bedrock or very stony rock rubble.
Soil Group: 2 earthy peat soils Normally drained, with a well aerated and structured earthy topsoil or ripened mineral surface layer.
Soil Subgroup: 2 earthy eu-fibrous peat soils (mainly fibrous or semi-fibrous with pH 4 0 or more in some part)
Soil Series: grass-sedge peat

Brief Profile Description

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

1022a    ALTCAR 1 Drainic Rheic Fibric Histosols
1022b    ALTCAR 2 Drainic Rheic Fibric Histosols
1024a    ADVENTURERS' 1 Drainic Rheic Fibric Histosols
1024b    ADVENTURERS' 2 Drainic Rheic Fibric Histosols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 15

Representative Profiles: 3

Auger Bores: 371

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