Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

10.24 ADVENTURERS' (An) (4)


Definition
Major soil group: 10 peat soils With more than 40 cm of organic material in the upper 80 cm or with more than 30 cm of organic material over bedrock or very stony rock rubble.
Soil Group: 2 earthy peat soils Normally drained, with a well aerated and structured earthy topsoil or ripened mineral surface layer.
Soil Subgroup: 4 earthy eutro-amorphous peat soils (mainly humified with pH 4.0 or more in some part)
Soil Series: humified peat

Alert ! - acid sulphate peats and alluvium read the alert
Alert ! - lowland peats undergoing re-wetting read the alert
Alert ! - soils affected by groundwater read the alert

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0372    Willingham Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
0812a    FROME Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
0851a    DOWNHOLLAND 1 Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
0851c    DOWNHOLLAND 3 Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
0861b    Isleham 2 Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
0871c    HANWORTH Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
0872a    PEACOCK Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
0872b    Clayhythe Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
1022a    ALTCAR 1 Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
1022b    ALTCAR 2 Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
1024a    ADVENTURERS' 1 Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
1024b    ADVENTURERS' 2 Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
1024c    ADVENTURERS' 3 Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
1025    Mendham Drainic Rheic Sapric Histosols
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 21
Representative Profiles: 4
Auger Bores: 1272
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