Soil Landscape Map Units – Lake Yealering Area

Land Unit

Description

Land Unit

Description

Upland areas

Wetlands and associated dunal terrain

U

Crests and slopes outside valley floor

W1

Wetland – main body of Lake Yealering

Broad valley floor and alluvial flats

W2

Nearby sumplands and clay flats

F1

Deep sandy duplex soils  (non-saline)

W2a

Winter-wet saline floodplain beyond W2

F2

Deep sandy duplex soils (saline)

Wd

Drainage pathways through wet terrain

F3

Shallow duplex soils (saline)

L1

Lunette – higher areas > 2 m relief

Fd

Drainage pathways – distinct

L2

Lunette and sandplain –  lower areas 

Fd1

Drainage pathways – indistinct.

Sf

Samphire fringes of lunettes or low sandy rises.