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 Agawam outwash plains
terraces
80% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Merrimac terraces
kames
outwash plains
5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Boscawen terraces
eskers
kames
outwash plains
5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Unnamed 3% Inclusion None
Soil Type 5 Ninigret outwash plains
terraces
3% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 6 Moosilauke depressions
drainageways
outwash plains
terraces
2% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 7 Scarboro terraces
depressions
drainageways
2% 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: Agawam fine sandy loam, cold, 3 to 8 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 429B
Map Unit Area: 68 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: All areas are prime farmland
Available Water Storage (0-100cm): 9.55 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Well 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.