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 Beaches beaches 50% Major Soil Type None
Soil Type 2 Hooksan dunes / Backslope
dunes / Shoulder
dunes / Footslope
dunes / Summit
35% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Pawcatuck tidal marshes 9% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Udorthents tidal marshes 3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Urban land dunes 3% 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: Beaches-Hooksan complex, 0 to 8 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Complex
Map Unit Symbol: 640
Map Unit Area: 671 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): 15.03 cm
Max Flood Freq: Very frequent
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition):
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Excessively drained
Hydric Conditions: 9
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 15 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 15 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
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