Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

8.11 BLITHE (Bhe) (186)


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: 1 typical alluvial gley soils (loamy with non calcareous subsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy alluvium over non-calcareous gravel

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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 5
Representative Profiles: 1
Auger Bores: 40
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