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 Merrimac kames
outwash plains
terraces
80% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Windsor kames
outwash plains
terraces
5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Agawam outwash plains
terraces
3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Boscawen outwash plains
terraces
eskers
kames
3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Sudbury outwash plains
terraces
2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 6 Ninigret terraces
outwash plains
2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 7 Moosilauke depressions
drainageways
outwash plains
terraces
2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 8 Scarboro depressions
drainageways
terraces
2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 9 Unnamed 1% 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: Merrimac sandy loam, cold, 8 to 15 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 434C
Map Unit Area: 40 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): 7.93 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Somewhat excessively drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Somewhat excessively drained
Hydric Conditions: 4
[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.