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8.13 FLADBURY (Fa) (505) 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: 3 pelo-alluvial gley soils (clayey with non-calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: clayey river alluvium

Brief Profile Description

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

0811a    ENBORNE Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0811b    CONWAY Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0813a    MIDELNEY Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0813b    FLADBURY 1 Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0813c    FLADBURY 2 Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0813d    FLADBURY 3 Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0813e    COMPTON Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols
0814a    THAMES Clayic Fluvic Eutric Gleysols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 51

Representative Profiles: 13

Auger Bores: 1212

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