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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 less than 12 inches to bedrock % Inclusion None
Soil Type 2 rocky areas % Inclusion None
Soil Type 3 Opequon hills / Backslope 80% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 4 severely eroded, gullied areas 5% Inclusion None
Soil Type 5 Brushcreek terraces 5% Inclusion None
Soil Type 6 Lawshe hills / Footslope 5% Inclusion None
Soil Type 7 Bratton hills 5% Inclusion Similar Data [1] *

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: Opequon silty clay loam, 25 to 40 percent slopes, eroded
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: OpE2
Map Unit Area: 4314 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): 7.62 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Well drained
Hydric Conditions: 0
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
Min Bedrock Depth: 48 cm
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

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