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 Saco alluvial flats / Toeslope 75% Major Soil Type YES
Soil Type 2 Lim alluvial flats / Toeslope 10% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 3 Walpole terraces / Footslope 6% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 4 Sudbury terraces / Footslope 5% Inclusion YES
Soil Type 5 Other soils 2% Inclusion None
Soil Type 6 Merrimac terraces / Footslope 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: Saco mucky very fine sandy loam, 0 to 3 percent slopes
Map Unit Type: Consociation
Map Unit Symbol: 36A
Map Unit Area: 255 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): 21.07 cm
Max Flood Freq: Frequent
Drainage Class (Dominant Condition): Very poorly drained
Drainage Class (Wettest Component): Very poorly drained
Hydric Conditions: 91
[Annual] Min. Water Table Depth: 8 cm
[April-June] Min. Water Table Depth: 8 cm
Min Bedrock Depth: n/a
Raw Aggregated Map Unit Data

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