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 Chowan||flood plains||90%||Major Soil Type||YES|
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:||Chowan silt loam, frequently flooded|
|Map Unit Type:||Consociation|
|Map Unit Symbol:||Ch|
|Map Unit Area:||1629 acres total in survey area|
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|Raw Component Data (All Components)|
Map Unit Aggregated Data
Generalized soils information within this map unit.
|Farmland Class:||Prime farmland if protected from flooding or not frequently flooded during the growing season|
|Available Water Storage (0-100cm):||20.54 cm|
|Max Flood Freq:||Frequent|
|Drainage Class (Dominant Condition):||Very poorly drained|
|Drainage Class (Wettest Component):||Very poorly drained|
|[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth:||15 cm|
|[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth:||30 cm|
|Min Bedrock Depth:||n/a|
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Associated Point Data
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