England Soil Profiles
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Eldridge soils are moderately well drained soils formed in glacial fluvial deposits. This profile has a 30 cm fine sandy loam Ap horizon, a 30 cm fine sandy loam Bw horizon (the dark vertical streaks are worm channels filled with Ap material). The C horizon at 60 cm is stratified sand and fine sand, the C horizon has many redoximorphic concentrations/reductions, indicating a seasonal high water table. At 1 meter is a 2Cg horizon consisting of lacustrine silt loam material, this material continues to > 2 meters below the surface.
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Photo: Jim Turenne
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