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8.73 IRETON (In) (809) Series

« CLAYHYTHE RAW SHALE SPOIL »

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: 3 argillic humic gley soils (with clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: light loamy drift with siliceous stones

Brief Profile Description

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

0873    IRETON Luvic Mollic Gleysols

Surveyed profiles in LandIS

National Soil Inventory Sites: 2

Representative Profiles: 0

Auger Bores: 61

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