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The Crider series consists of deep, well drained soils on wide, nearly level ridges; on short, strongly sloping side slopes; and in sinks.  These soils are extensive; they cover a broad north-south belt across the center of the county.   The surface layer and the upper part of the subsoil formed primarily in loess (windblown silt), and the lower part of the subsoil formed primarily in residuum derived from high-grade limestone. 

Representative profile:

Depth

Color

Texture

Structure

0 to 7 inches

dark brown to brown

very friable silt loam

fine, granular

7 to 30 inches

brown to reddish-brown

friable light silty clay loam

medium, blocky structure

30 to 48 inches

yellowish-red to red

silty clay loam to silty clay; slightly sticky

medium, blocky structure

 

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

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

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

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