Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

8.14 NEWCHURCH (N) (1307)


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: 1 alluvial gley soils With distinct topsoil, in loamy or clayey recent alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 4 pelo-calcareous alluvial gley soils (clayey with calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: clayey marine alluvium

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Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0220    SALINE 1 Clayic Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
0532a    BLACKTOFT Clayic Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
0813f    WALLASEA 1 Clayic Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
0813g    WALLASEA 2 Clayic Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
0813h    Dowels Clayic Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
0814b    Newchurch 1 Clayic Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
0814c    NEWCHURCH 2 Clayic Fluvic Calcaric Gleysols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 20
Representative Profiles: 5
Auger Bores: 453
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