Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

8.41 SHABBINGTON (Shb) (1882)

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: 4 argillic gley soils With a distinct topsoil and a clay-enriched subsoil.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical argillic gley soils (with loamy topsoil)
Soil Series: medium loamy drift with siliceous stones

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Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0571s    EFFORD 1 Luvic Gleysols
0573a    WATERSTOCK Luvic Gleysols
0841d    SHABBINGTON Luvic Gleysols
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 13
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 178

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