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 Cheshire hills
till plains
45% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Holyoke hills
35% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Yalesville ridges
10% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Rock outcrop 6% Inclusion None
Soil Type 5 Wethersfield drumlins
1% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 6 Watchaug till plains
1% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 7 Wilbraham depressions
1% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 8 Menlo drainageways
1% 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: Cheshire-Holyoke complex, 3 to 15 percent slopes, very rocky
Map Unit Type: Complex
Map Unit Symbol: 77C
Map Unit Area: 13417 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): 10.55 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Well drained
Hydric Conditions: 2
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
Min Bedrock Depth: 46 cm
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.
1. Wethersfield (83CT007001) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]