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HOST Class 16

Hydrology of Soil Types page image
water modified glacial till underlain by the slowly permeable fine-textured till at depths greater than one metre. water modified tills have had fine particles of clay and silt removed from their upper layers by water from melting glaciers.
gently to strongly undulating lowlands (and occasionally footslopes), for example, the Howe of the Mearns and Vale of Strathmore.
freely drained brown earths and humus-iron podzols (wetness class I).
intensively cultivated but long ley pastures and dairying are common in the wetter west.

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