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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 Altar family fan remnants
drainageways / Summit
34% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Penthouse fan remnants / Summit
fan remnants / Backslope
33% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 3 Urban land 33% Major Soil Type 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: Altar family soils, Penthouse soils and Urban land, 3 to 8 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Undifferentiated group
Map Unit Symbol: 437
Map Unit Area: 3089 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): 9.5 cm
Max Flood Freq: Rare
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: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

Associated Point Data
Links to any NSSL point data within this map unit.