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 Merrimac outwash terraces 85% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Sudbury outwash plains / Footslope 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Hinckley eskers / Summit
eskers / Shoulder
eskers / Backslope
5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Windsor outwash terraces / Backslope 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: Merrimac fine sandy loam, 8 to 15 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 34C
Map Unit Area: 4709 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): 8.98 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Somewhat excessively drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Somewhat excessively 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.