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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 Surface layer less than 10 inches thick glacial drainage channels
drainageways
% Inclusion None
Soil Type 2 Gravelly strata in the substratum glacial drainage channels
drainageways
% Inclusion None
Soil Type 3 More silt and less sand in the subsoil glacial drainage channels
drainageways
% Inclusion None
Soil Type 4 Till at 40 to 60 inches glacial drainage channels
drainageways
% Inclusion None
Soil Type 5 Silt loam or sandy loam surface layer glacial drainage channels
drainageways
% Inclusion None
Soil Type 6 Rensselaer glacial drainage channels
drainageways
90% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 7 Somewhat poorly drained soils rises
lake plains
10% Inclusion None

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: Rensselaer loam, till substratum, 0 to 1 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: ReA
Map Unit Area: 2248 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: Prime farmland if drained
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 20.9 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
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
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.