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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 Biscayne marshes
marine terraces
50% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Urban land flats
islands
40% Major Soil Type None
Soil Type 3 Chekika marine terraces
rises
2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Pennsuco marshes
marine terraces
2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Shark Valley depressions / Toeslope 2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 6 Cooper Town marshes / Toeslope
marine terraces
2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 7 Rock outcrop marshes
marine terraces
2% Inclusion None

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: Biscayne marly silt loam, drained-Urban land complexx, 0 to 1 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Complex
Map Unit Symbol: 53
Map Unit Area: 5419 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 unique importance
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 7.64 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Very poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Very poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 56
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 0 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 8 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: 38 cm
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.
1. Biscayne (1985-FL025-S13_202) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]