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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 Elkton flats 80% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Sunken flats
submerged upland tidal marshes
5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Kentuck depressions 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Keyport flats 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Othello flats 5% Inclusion 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: Elkton mucky silt loam, very wet, 0 to 2 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: EoA
Map Unit Area: 17503 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): 18.17 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 95
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 13 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 13 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.
1. Elkton (84MD019006) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]