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 Chariton stream terraces 85% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Gifford stream terraces 2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Vesser flood-plain steps 2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Carlow flood plains 2% 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: Chariton silt loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, rarely flooded
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 54000
Map Unit Area: 225 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 drained
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 15.48 cm
Max Flood Freq: Rare
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 91
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 23 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 23 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
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