Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

6.34 SOUTHAMPTON (sU) (1836)


Definition
Major soil group: 06 podzolic soils With black, dark brown or ochreous humus and iron-enriched subsoils formed as a result of acid weathering conditions. Under natural or semi-natural vegetation, they have an unincorporated acid organic layer at the surface.
Soil Group: 3 podzols Well drained, with a bleached subsurface horizon and no thin ironpan.
Soil Subgroup: 4 paleo-argillic podzols (with ancient, reddish clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: sandy gravelly very hard siliceous stones
Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0582b    Hornbeam 1 Episkeletic Ruptic Umbric Albic Podzols
0634    SOUTHAMPTON Episkeletic Ruptic Umbric Albic Podzols
0643c    Bolderwood Episkeletic Ruptic Umbric Albic Podzols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 0
Representative Profiles: 1
Auger Bores: 15
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