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
50% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Charlton hills / Backslope
hills / Shoulder
hills / Summit
35% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Chatfield ridges / Backslope
ridges / Shoulder
ridges / Summit
5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Leicester depressions 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Sutton hills / Footslope 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: Canton and Charlton fine sandy loams, 3 to 15 percent slopes, extremely stony
Map Unit Type: Undifferentiated group
Map Unit Symbol: 62C
Map Unit Area: 99545 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): 13.6 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Well drained
Hydric Conditions: 5
[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.
1. Canton (S1958CT013002) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
2. Canton (82CT007002) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
3. Canton (82CT007003) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
4. Charlton (S1999CT013003) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]