Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.51 NETHERBY (Ny) (1329)


Definition
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: 5 brown sands Non-calcareous sandy or sandy gravelly.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical brown sands (unmottled with no clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: sandy gravelly basic crystalline stones

Brief Profile Description
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 1
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 51
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