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6.43 HOLIDAYS HILL (hY) (733) Series

« HOLESTRAW HOLLACOMBE »

Definition

Major soil group: 06 podzolic soils With black, dark brown or ochreous humus and iron-enriched subsoils formed as a result of acid weathering conditions. Under natural or semi-natural vegetation, they have an unincorporated acid organic layer at the surface.
Soil Group: 4 gley-podzols With a bleached subsurface horizon over a dark coloured humus or iron-enriched subsoil directly over a periodically wet prominently mottled or greyish horizon.
Soil Subgroup: 3 stagnogley-podzols (with slowly permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: sandy drift over medium loamy or silty material passing to loam

Brief Profile Description

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

0631c    SHIRRELL HEATH 1 Ruptic Stagnic Albic Carbic Podzols
0641b    Sollom 2 Ruptic Stagnic Albic Carbic Podzols
0643a    Holidays Hill Ruptic Stagnic Albic Carbic Podzols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 6

Representative Profiles: 2

Auger Bores: 114

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