Map Unit Composition
Map units consist of 1 or more soil types, commonly referred to as "components".
Component Name Geomorphic Position Area Fraction Component Type Horizon Data
Soil Type 1 Sparta outwash terraces / Shoulder
outwash terraces / Summit
90% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Hoopeston outwash terraces / Footslope 4% Inclusion None
Soil Type 3 Dickinson outwash terraces / Summit
outwash terraces / Shoulder
4% Inclusion Similar Data [5] *
Soil Type 4 Orio outwash terraces / Toeslope 2% Inclusion Similar Data [1] *

Note: links to horizon data marked with an * are approximate.

Map Unit Data What is a Map Unit?
Cartographic information about this map unit.
Map Unit Name: Sparta loamy sand, Illinois till plain, 2 to 6 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 88B
Map Unit Area: 701 acres total in survey area
Raw Map Unit Data
Raw Component Data (All Components)

Map Unit Aggregated Data
Generalized soils information within this map unit.
Farmland Class: Farmland of statewide importance
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 8.83 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Excessively drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Excessively drained
Hydric Conditions: 2
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.