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 Essex hills / Backslope
hills / Summit
80% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 GLOUCESTER 5% Inclusion Similar Data [5] *
Soil Type 3 CHARLTON 3% Inclusion Similar Data [3] *
Soil Type 4 MONTAUK 3% Inclusion Similar Data [5] *
Soil Type 5 RIDGEBURY depressions 3% Inclusion Similar Data [3] *
Soil Type 6 SCITUATE 3% Inclusion Similar Data [6] *
Soil Type 7 WOODBRIDGE 3% Inclusion Similar Data [3] *

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: Essex gravelly fine sandy loam, 3 to 8 percent slopes, very stony
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 386B
Map Unit Area: 908 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): 6.62 cm
Max Flood Freq: None
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Well drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Well drained
Hydric Conditions: 3
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 61 cm
[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.