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5.42 HEAPEY (Hj) (718) Series

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Definition

Major soil group: 05 brown soils With dominantly brownish or reddish subsoils and no prominent mottling or greyish colours (gleying) above 40 cm depth. They are developed mainly on permeable materials at elevations below about 300 m.0.D. Most are in agricultural use.
Soil Group: 4 brown earths Non-alluvial, with non-calcareous loamy or clayey subsoils without significant clay enrichment.
Soil Subgroup: 2 stagnogleyic brown earths (faintly mottled with slowly permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy material over lithoskeletal siltstone and sandstone

Brief Profile Description

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

0421a    STOW Eutric Endostagnic Endoskeletic Cambisols
0541g    RIVINGTON 2 Eutric Endostagnic Endoskeletic Cambisols
0713a    BARDSEY Eutric Endostagnic Endoskeletic Cambisols
0713b    SPORTSMANS Eutric Endostagnic Endoskeletic Cambisols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 22

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 191

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