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6.41 HOLME MOOR (hM) (735) Series

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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: 1 typical gley-podzols (with humus-enriched subsoil containing little iron)
Soil Series: fine sandy stoneless drift

Brief Profile Description

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

0641c    HOLME MOOR Densic Endogleyic Albic Carbic Podzols
0821a    EVERINGHAM Densic Endogleyic Albic Carbic Podzols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 0

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 84

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