Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

8.31 SHIPTON (Sx) (1824)


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: 3 cambic gley soils Non-alluvial, loamy or clayey with a distinct topsoil and no clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical cambic gley soils (loamy with non-calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: medium silty material over lithoskeletal siltstone
Brief Profile Description
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 0
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 4
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