Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

1.10 RAW SANDS (raw) (4001)

Major soil group: 01 terrestrial raw soils Terrestrial raw soils Mineral sods in very recently formed material, with no soil horizons other than a superficial organic or organo-mineral layer less than 5 cm thick, unless buried beneath a recent deposit more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Group: 1 raw sands Non-alluvial sandy soils found mainly on dune sands.
Soil Subgroup: 0 raw sands Non-alluvial sandy soils found mainly on dune sands.
Soil Series: coarse or medium sandy stoneless drift

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Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0361    Sandwich Dystric Protic Arenosols
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 0
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 0

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