Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.41 WICK (wQ) (2225)


Definition
Major soil group: 05 brown soils With dominantly brownish or reddish subsoils and no prominent mottling or greyish colours (gleying) above 40 cm depth. They are developed mainly on permeable materials at elevations below about 300 m.0.D. Most are in agricultural use.
Soil Group: 4 brown earths Non-alluvial, with non-calcareous loamy or clayey subsoils without significant clay enrichment.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical brown earths (unmottled)
Soil Series: light loamy drift with siliceous stones

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Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0541r    WICK 1 Eutric Cambisols
0541s    WICK 2 Eutric Cambisols
0541t    WICK 3 Eutric Cambisols
0541y    EAST KESWICK 2 Eutric Cambisols
0551b    CUCKNEY 1 Eutric Cambisols
0551d    NEWPORT 1 Eutric Cambisols
0571q    ESCRICK 2 Eutric Cambisols
0571r    HUNSTANTON Eutric Cambisols
0571v    SUTTON 2 Eutric Cambisols
0572m    SALWICK Eutric Cambisols
0572n    BURLINGHAM 1 Eutric Cambisols
0572s    Bishampton 1 Eutric Cambisols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 53
Representative Profiles: 17
Auger Bores: 2471
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