Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

6.12 MOOR GATE (mQ) (1245)

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: 1 brown podzolic soils With a dark brown or ochreous, iron-enriched subsoil and no overlying bleached horizon.
Soil Subgroup: 2 humic brown podzolic soils (unmottled with humose or peaty topsoil)
Soil Series: light loamy material over lithoskeletal acid crystalline rock

Alert ! - brown podzolic soils read the alert

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0611b    MORETONHAMPSTEAD Humic Endoskeletic Umbrisols
0612b    MOOR GATE Humic Endoskeletic Umbrisols
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 20
Representative Profiles: 1
Auger Bores: 329

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