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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 Melvin flood plains / Toeslope 41% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Newark flood plains / Footslope
flood plains / Toeslope
depressions / Footslope
depressions / Toeslope
39% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Atkins flood plains 10% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Philo 5% Inclusion Similar Data [1] *
Soil Type 5 Purdy depressions 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: Melvin and Newark silt loams
Map Unit Type: Undifferentiated group
Map Unit Symbol: Mn
Map Unit Area: 2270 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 statewide importance
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 20.09 cm
Max Flood Freq: Occasional
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 56
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 7 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 7 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: 230 cm
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
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