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 Shelocta hillslopes / Backslope 50% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Highsplint hillslopes / Footslope 20% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Gilpin hillslopes / Shoulder 15% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 4 Marrowbone hillslopes / Summit 6% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Fedscreek hillslopes / Backslope 4% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 6 Ramsey hillslopes / Shoulder 3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 7 Rock outcrop 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: Shelocta-Highsplint-Gilpin complex, 20 to 70 percent slopes, very stony
Map Unit Type: Complex
Map Unit Symbol: ShF
Map Unit Area: 73661 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): 10.83 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Well drained
Hydric Conditions: 0
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: n/a
Min Bedrock Depth: 71 cm
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.
1. Shelocta v (84KY013001) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
2. Shelocta (2014KY095002) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]
3. Shelbiana (85KY-013-001) [Lab Data] | [Pedon Description]