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 Gillsburg flood-plain steps 85% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Oaklimeter flood-plain steps 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Ariel flood-plain steps 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Bude interfluves / Footslope 5% Inclusion YES

Note: links to horizon data marked with an * are approximate.


Map Unit Data What is a Map Unit?
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Map Unit Name: Gillsburg silt loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, occasionally flooded
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 5
Map Unit Area: 10572 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: Prime farmland if drained and either protected from flooding or not frequently flooded during the growing season
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 16.5 cm
Max Flood Freq: Occasional
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Somewhat poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Somewhat poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 0
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 43 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 43 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
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Associated Point Data
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