Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

7.11 WELLAND (WJ) (2212)


Definition
Major soil group: 07 surface-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged slowly permeable soils, formed above 3 m 0.D. and prominently mottled above 40 cm depth. They have no relatively permeable material starting within and extending below 1 m of the surface.
Soil Group: 1 stagnogley soils With a distinct topsoil. They are found mainly in lowland Britain.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical stagnogley soils (with ordinary clay enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: loamy skeletal over reddish clayey drift with siliceous stones

Alert ! - slowly permeable soils with seasonal wetness read the alert

Brief Profile Description
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 1
Representative Profiles: 1
Auger Bores: 22
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