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4.31 FAULKBOURNE (fK) (525) 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: 3 argillic pelosols With a clay-enriched subsurface horizon.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical argillic pelosols (Not subdivided below group level)
Soil Series: clayey chalky drift

Brief Profile Description

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

0411d    HANSLOPE Clayic Stagnic Luvisols
0572q    ASHLEY Clayic Stagnic Luvisols
0582d    HORNBEAM 3 Clayic Stagnic Luvisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 14

Representative Profiles: 3

Auger Bores: 355

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