Australian Soil Classification: Humose, Dermosolic, Redoxic HYDROSOL
Site Description: Drained dairy grazing paddock.
General Landscape Description: Flat valley floor in dissected plain.
Geology: Quaternary alluvium derived from Gellibrand Marl and Hanson Plain Sand.
Land Use: Dairy cattle grazing.
|A1||0-20 cm||Very dark brown (10YR2/2); clay loam; weak medium polyhedral structure; weak consistence dry; clear and smooth change to:|
Note: Surface (A1) has been stripped from the soil profile.
|B21g||20-90/95 cm||Light brownish grey (10YR6/2), with fine faint brownish yellow (10YR6/8) mottles common; clay loam fine sandy; apedal; weak prismatic structure in upper horizons, becoming weak medium prismatic, parting to medium blocky structure at 70 cm depth; firm consistence dry; pH 5.7; clear change to:|
|B22g||90/95+cm||Grey (10YR5/1) with many brownish yellow (10YR6/8) mottles; heavy clay; very coarse prismatic (larger at depth) parting to very coarse to coarse blocky structure; very firm consistence dry; trong sulphidic smell i.e. anaerobic.|