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8.62 GREYLEES (gS) (634) 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: 6 humic-sandy gley soils Sandy, with humose or peaty topsoil and no clay-enriched subsoil Intermediate between sandy gley soils and lowland peat soils.
Soil Subgroup: 2 calcareous humic-sandy gley soils (with calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: sandy material drift with limestones

Brief Profile Description

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 0

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 9

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