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 Beaches beaches / Footslope
beaches / Backslope
85% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Acquango dunes / Shoulder
dunes / Summit
10% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Purnell tidal marshes / Toeslope 3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Fox Hill dunes / Shoulder 2% 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: Beaches, very frequently flooded
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: Be
Map Unit Area: 1027 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: Not prime farmland
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 4.39 cm
Max Flood Freq: Very frequent
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Very poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Very poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 90
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 15 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 15 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
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