New England Soil Profiles
Hadley Series
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Photo by Jim Turenne. Photo location: Connecticut River, Vermont.

Hadley soils are well drained soils formed in recent alluvium on modern-day floodplains. This profile shows a buried Ab -horizon (dark layer in middle) which indicates the former soil surface before deposition from a flood event buried the surface. The holes in the upper part are homes for swallows.

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