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HOST Class 15

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LandscapeSoil ProfileLandscapeHOST Class 15

hummocky and slope moraines, coarse to medium textured till. Soft rock geologies.
valley maraines depressional and receiving sites, ice-scoured landscapes with rock knolls and pockets of drift, some stepped topography, footslopes, till embayments, spring lines and concave slopes.
peaty gley, peaty podzols and peaty rankers on porous rock types (wetness class V and VI).
permanent and rush pastures, commercial forestry, bog heather moorland and molinia grassland, flush sites with mosses, rushes and sedges.

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