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8.12 AGNEY (A) (5) 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: 1 alluvial gley soils With distinct topsoil, in loamy or clayey recent alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 2 calcareous alluvial gley soils (loamy with calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: medium silty marine alluvium

Brief Profile Description

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

0812c    AGNEY Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
0813h    Dowels Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
0814b    Newchurch 1 Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
0815    NORMOOR Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 20

Representative Profiles: 6

Auger Bores: 431

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