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 Steps mountains / Backslope
mountains / Footslope
60% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Basaltlake mountains / Backslope 25% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Petrokov mountains / Backslope 10% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Ogive mountains / Footslope
swales
3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Schleyer mountains / Backslope 1% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 6 Nizina flood plains
alluvial fans
mountains
1% 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: Steps-Basaltlake association, 14 to 75 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Association
Map Unit Symbol: MSHP
Map Unit Area: 2280 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): 8.41 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 60
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 0 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 0 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

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