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Shallow very acid peaty soils over rock (2)

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Texture: Peaty
Drainage: Variable
Fertility: Very low
Land Cover: Open moor
Habitats: Rugged wet heather and grass moor with bare rock, and bog vegetation in hollows
Topsoil Carbon: High
Mostly Drains To: Local rivers
Water Protection Issues: Overgrazing can damage vegetation and lead to erosion of the peaty surface
General Cropping Guidance: Suitable for rough grazing only

Included Soil Associations

0311a    REVIDGE
0311b    SKIDDAW
0311e    BANGOR
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