Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.32 ROMNEY (R) (1717)


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: 3 brown calcareous alluvial soils In calcareous recent alluvium more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Subgroup: 2 gleyic brown calcareous alluvial soils (faintly mottled with permeable subsoil)
Soil Series: light silty marine alluvium

Alert ! - soils affected by groundwater read the alert
Alert ! - capping silts read the alert

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0532a    BLACKTOFT Calcaric Fluvic Endogleyic Cambisols
0532b    ROMNEY Calcaric Fluvic Endogleyic Cambisols
0812b    WISBECH Calcaric Fluvic Endogleyic Cambisols
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 9
Representative Profiles: 4
Auger Bores: 378
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