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 Russett broad interstream divides 45% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Christiana hillslopes / Summit
hillslopes / Shoulder
hillslopes / Backslope
25% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Beltsville interfluves 10% Inclusion Similar Data [3] *
Soil Type 4 Fallsington depressions 10% Inclusion None
Soil Type 5 Phalanx interfluves / Summit 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 6 Issue flood plains 5% Inclusion Similar Data [3] *

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: Russett-Christiana complex, 0 to 2 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Complex
Map Unit Symbol: RcA
Map Unit Area: 542 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: All areas are prime farmland
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 13.86 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Moderately well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Moderately well drained
Hydric Conditions: 10
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 61 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 91 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.
1. Alloway (71MD033001) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]