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 Montauk hills / Backslope
hills / Summit
hills / Shoulder
35% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Scituate hills / Summit
hills / Footslope
hills / Backslope
35% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Canton hills / Backslope 25% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 4 Ridgebury depressions 5% 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: Montauk-Scituate-Canton association, 3 to 15 percent slopes, extremely stony
Map Unit Type: Association
Map Unit Symbol: 927C
Map Unit Area: 19597 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): 12.75 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Moderately well drained
Hydric Conditions: 5
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 46 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 46 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

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