Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

6.42 SANDBURN (Sdb) (1898)


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: 4 gley-podzols With a bleached subsurface horizon over a dark coloured humus or iron-enriched subsoil directly over a periodically wet prominently mottled or greyish horizon.
Soil Subgroup: 2 humo-ferric gley-podzols (with black or dark brown humus and Iron-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: fine sandy stoneless drift

Brief Profile Description
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 0
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 4
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