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 Nipmuck hills / Summit
hills / Shoulder
hills / Backslope
hills / Footslope
ridges / Summit
ridges / Shoulder
ridges / Backslope
ridges / Footslope
45% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Brookfield hills / Backslope
hills / Footslope
ridges / Backslope
ridges / Footslope
40% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Brimfield hills / Summit
hills / Shoulder
hills / Backslope
ridges / Summit
ridges / Shoulder
ridges / Backslope
9% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Rock outcrop 6% 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: Nipmuck-Brookfield complex, 15 to 45 percent slopes, very rocky
Map Unit Type: Complex
Map Unit Symbol: 72E
Map Unit Area: 11490 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: Not prime farmland
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 10.44 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Well drained
Hydric Conditions: 0
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
Min Bedrock Depth: 88 cm
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.
1. Nipmuck (S2004CT011001) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
2. Nipmuck (S2004CT011004) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]