Australian Soil Classification: Bleached-Mottled, Magnesic, Yellow CHROMOSOL
Northcote Factual Key: Dy3.41
Great Soil Group: yellow podsolic
Mapping Unit: Waygara
AAP Mapping Unit: Silver Creek
Previous Site Name: EG249, CFTT04
General Landscape Description: Undulating plain.
Site description: 6% slope to south.
Land Use: Native forest
Native vegetation: Lowland forest.
Geology: Mid-Tertiary sediments regarded as colluvium.
EG249 Landscape - typical of this unit 7 km south of the sample site.
Soil Profile Morphology:
|A1||0 – 15 cm||Dark grey (10YR4/1); fine sandy clay loam; weak medium granular structure; weak consistence moist; clear smooth transition to:|
|A2||15 – 52 cm||Very pale brown (10YR7/4) conspicuous bleach; fine sandy clay loam; massive; very weak consistence moist; clear smooth transition to:|
|B1||52-60 cm||Brownish yellow (10YR6/6) with common medium faint yellowish brown (10YR5/4) mottles; sandy clay; massive; weak consistence moist; clear wavy transition to:|
|B21||60-90 cm||Light yellowish brown (2.5Y6/4), many coarse distinct red (2.5YR4/6) mottles; light medium clay; moderate coarse polyhedral, parting to moderate medium polyhedral structure; very firm consistence moist; diffuse smooth transition to:|
|B22||90-140 cm||Grey (10YR6/1) with many very coarse prominent dark yellowish brown (10YR4/6) mottles; light medium clay; moderate coarse prismatic, parting to strong fine polyhedral structure; very firm consistence moist.|