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HOST Class 24

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Soil ProfileLandscapeLandscapeHOST Class 24

fine to medium textured lodgement till (formerly boulder clay), glaciolacustrine and estuarine deposits.
undulating till plains with occasional drumlin swarms, till embayments and some steep sided valleys. Gently undulating or level. The estuarine silts and clays form a specific and distinct landform associated with the Rivers Tay, Forth and Cree and are known as the Carse lands.
non-calcareous mineral gleys with wetness class III or IV.
cultivated with arable and dairying being a prominent farming system in the lowlands, locally, semi-natural Molinia grassland, rush pasture, broadleaved woodland and conifer plantation.

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