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The Captina series consists of moderately well drained, level to gently sloping soils on low terraces along Floyds Fork and along large creeks in the limestone area.  The average is moderate.  These soils formed in old alluvium that washed from soils of limestone origin.  They have a compact, brittle fragipan at a depth that ranges from 18 to 26 inches. 

Representative profile:




0 to 10 inches


friable silt loam

10 to 21 inches

dark yellowish-brown

friable silty clay loam

21 to 38 inches

mottled yellowish-brown and gray

firm silty clay loam

38+ inches

yellowish-brown and gray

firm silty clay


[Ashton] [Beasley] [Captina] [Corydon] [Crider] [Dickson] [Elk]

[Fairmount] [Huntington] [Lowell] [Lawrence] [Lindside] [Newark]

[Otway] [Robertsville] [Russellville] [Shelbyville] [Taft] [Woolper]

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