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17/3/2006

Soil depth

Soil depth shows how thick the soil cover is. The exact soil depth is difficult to assess and is very variable. Soil depth is estimated by means of topography, bedrock outcrops, and observations made when digging pits for soil classification and soil sampling.


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Varierande

Maps were produced from SK's classes for soil depth according to the following:

Class

Consists of

Deep

Deep soil depth

Fairly shallow

Fairly shallow soil depth

Very shallow

Very shallow soil depth

Varying

Varying soil depth

 

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