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 Swainslough flood-plain steps / Backslope
salt marshes / Backslope
backswamps / Backslope
depressions / Backslope
90% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Wigi salt marshes / Backslope 4% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Arlynda backswamps / Backslope
depressions / Backslope
flood-plain steps / Backslope
meander scars / Backslope
3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Weott backswamps / Backslope
depressions / Backslope
flood-plain steps / Backslope
2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Loleta alluvial fans / Backslope
fan remnants / Backslope
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: Swainslough, 0 to 2 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 116
Map Unit Area: 14 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 irrigated
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 18.27 cm
Max Flood Freq: Occasional
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Very poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Very poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 100
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 0 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 45 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
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