Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.43 ARROW (aO) (32)


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: 3 gleyic brown earths (faintly mottled with permeable subsoil)
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)
0512b    LANDBEACH Eutric Endogleyic Cambisols
0541r    WICK 1 Eutric Endogleyic Cambisols
0541x    EAST KESWICK 1 Eutric Endogleyic Cambisols
0543    ARROW Eutric Endogleyic Cambisols
0831c    WIGTON MOOR Eutric Endogleyic Cambisols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 36
Representative Profiles: 10
Auger Bores: 1095
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