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Soil profileLandscape

mid terrace alluvial deposits.
gently undulating mid terraces away from the river in the lowlands or, as in many Highland glens, on outwash alluvial fans of coarse textured sand and gravel deposits.
immature free and imperfectly drained, coarse textured alluvial soils (wetness class I-Ill).
these soils are underlain by a fluctuating groundwater table generally within two metres.

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