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 Canton hills / Backslope
hills / Shoulder
hills / Summit
80% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Charlton hills / Backslope 6% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Montauk hills / Backslope 6% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Hollis ridges / Shoulder
ridges / Backslope
ridges / Summit
4% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Scituate hills / Backslope 4% 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: Canton fine sandy loam, 15 to 35 percent slopes, extremely stony
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 422D
Map Unit Area: 3544 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): 12.25 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: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.