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 Christiana hillslopes 45% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Downer interfluves / Backslope
knolls / Shoulder
30% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Beltsville flats 10% Inclusion Similar Data [3] *
Soil Type 4 Galestown knolls 10% Inclusion None
Soil Type 5 Fallsington depressions 5% 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: Christiana-Downer complex, 5 to 10 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Complex
Map Unit Symbol: CcC
Map Unit Area: 4543 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): 10.27 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Moderately well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Moderately well drained
Hydric Conditions: 5
[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. Christiana (S1994MD033002) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]