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8.71 HENSE (hZ) (781) 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: 7 humic gley soils Non-alluvial loamy or clayey with humose or peaty topsoil. Intermediate between cambic and argillic gley soils and lowland peat soils.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical humic gley soils (with non-calcareous subsoil lacking significant clay enrichment)
Soil Series: glauconitic light loamy drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0541B    BEARSTED 2 Dystric Histic Gleysols
0871b    HENSE Dystric Histic Gleysols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 0

Representative Profiles: 1

Auger Bores: 16

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