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This series is made up of somewhat excessively drained, strongly sloping or steep soils on limestone hillsides.  These soils are scattered throughout the eastern third of the county.  Their acreage is moderately large. 

 

Representative profile:

Depth

Color

Texture

Structure

0 to 8 inches

very dark grayish-brown

flaggy silty clay

sticky

8 to 15 inches

brown

flaggy silty clay to silty clay loam

sticky and plastic; medium, blocky structure; calcareous

15 to 24 inches

brown, variegated with olive

flaggy silty clay loam to silty clay

strong, blocky structure; calcareous

24 + inches

 

thinly bedded limestone

some calcareous shale

 

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

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

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

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