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 Othello flats / Footslope 50% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Othello flats / Footslope 30% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Fallsington flats / Footslope 8% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Kentuck flats / Toeslope 7% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Mattapex flats / Summit 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: Othello silt loams, 0 to 2 percent slopes, Northern Tidewater Area
Map Unit Type: Complex
Map Unit Symbol: OtA
Map Unit Area: 38794 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): 18.26 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. Queponca (93MD047018) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]