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8.52 GADE (GD) (600) 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: 5 humic-alluvial gley soils With a humose or peaty topsoil in loamy or clayey recent alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 2 calcareous humic-alluvial gley soils (with calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: silty material over calcareous gravel

Brief Profile Description

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

0812a    FROME Endoskeletic Calcaric Mollic Gleysols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 1

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 7

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