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 Sparta dunes / Backslope 95% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Watseka dunes / Footslope 3% Inclusion None
Soil Type 3 Dickinson dunes / Summit
dunes / Shoulder
1% Inclusion None
Soil Type 4 Orio dunes / Toeslope 1% 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: Sparta loamy sand, Illinois till plain, 6 to 12 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 88D
Map Unit Area: 1575 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): 8.86 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Excessively drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Excessively drained
Hydric Conditions: 1
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

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