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3.43 ELMTON (eT) (425) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 03 lithomorphic soils Shallow, with a distinct, humose or peaty topsoil, but no subsurface horizons more than 5 cm thick (other than a bleached horizon). Normally over bedrock, very stony rock rubble or little altered soft unconsolidated deposits within 30 cm depth.
Soil Group: 4 rendzinas Calcareous, over chalk, or extremely calcareous rock rubble or soft unconsolidated deposits.
Soil Subgroup: 3 brown rendzinas (with brownish distinct topsoil that is not extremely calcareous)
Soil Series: medium loamy lithoskeletal limestone

Brief Profile Description

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

0343a    ELMTON 1 Calcaric Leptosols
0343b    ELMTON 2 Calcaric Leptosols
0343c    Elmton 3 Calcaric Leptosols
0343e    MARCHAM Calcaric Leptosols
0511a    ABERFORD Calcaric Leptosols
0511b    Moreton Calcaric Leptosols
0512a    ASWARBY Calcaric Leptosols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 49

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 1087

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