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 Pishagqua bay bottoms 85% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Rock outcrop 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Fort Neck submerged mainland beaches 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Wequetequock mainland coves 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: Pishagqua silt loam, 0 to 1 meter water depth, very rocky
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 870
Map Unit Area: 254 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): 22.5 cm
Max Flood Freq: Very frequent
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Subaqueous
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Subaqueous
Hydric Conditions: 95
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 0 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 0 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.
1. Pishagqua (S2014CT009001) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
2. Pishagqua (S2014CT009002) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
3. Pishagqua (S2014CT009003) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
4. Pishagqua (S2014CT009004) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]