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3.31 ALED (Aj) (7) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 03 lithomorphic soils Shallow, with a distinct, humose or peaty topsoil, but no subsurface horizons more than 5 cm thick (other than a bleached horizon). Normally over bedrock, very stony rock rubble or little altered soft unconsolidated deposits within 30 cm depth.
Soil Group: 3 ranker-like alluvial soils In non-calcareous recent alluvium.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical ranker-like alluvial soils (unmottled)
Soil Series: loamy gravelly sandstones, siltstones, mudstones or slate

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 0

Representative Profiles: 2

Auger Bores: 33

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