Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.11 MORETON (Mor) (1260)

Major soil group: 05 brown soils With dominantly brownish or reddish subsoils and no prominent mottling or greyish colours (gleying) above 40 cm depth. They are developed mainly on permeable materials at elevations below about 300 m.0.D. Most are in agricultural use.
Soil Group: 1 brown calcareous earths Non-alluvial, with calcareous loamy or clayey subsoils without significant clay enrichment.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical brown calcareous earths (unmottled)
Soil Series: clayey material over lithoskeletal limestone

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0343a    ELMTON 1 Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0343c    Elmton 3 Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0343d    SHERBORNE Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0411a    Evesham 1 Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols
0511b    Moreton Calcaric Endoleptic Cambisols

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 17
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 404

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