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8.61 ISLEHAM (Id) (805) 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: 6 humic-sandy gley soils Sandy, with humose or peaty topsoil and no clay-enriched subsoil Intermediate between sandy gley soils and lowland peat soils.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical humic-sandy gley soils (with non-calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: sandy drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0631c    SHIRRELL HEATH 1 Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0641b    Sollom 2 Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0643a    Holidays Hill Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0841c    SWANWICK Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0851c    DOWNHOLLAND 3 Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0861a    Isleham 1 Arenic Mollic Gleysols
0861b    Isleham 2 Arenic Mollic Gleysols
1024b    ADVENTURERS' 2 Arenic Mollic Gleysols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 5

Representative Profiles: 4

Auger Bores: 273

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