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 Ferndale flood-plain steps / Backslope 85% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Worswick natural levees / Backslope
flood-plain steps / Backslope
4% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Swainslough flood-plain steps / Backslope
salt marshes / Backslope
backswamps / Backslope
depressions / Backslope
4% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Russ natural levees / Backslope 3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Madriver natural levees / Backslope 2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 6 Arlynda depressions / Backslope
flood-plain steps / Backslope
meander scars / Backslope
backswamps / Backslope
2% Inclusion YES

Note: links to horizon data marked with an * are approximate.


Map Unit Data What is a Map Unit?
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Map Unit Name: Ferndale, 0 to 2 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 220
Map Unit Area: 55 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): 17.75 cm
Max Flood Freq: Rare
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Well drained
Hydric Conditions: 10
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 137 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
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