HaC2—Hampshire silt loam

HaC2—Hampshire silt loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes, eroded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: 2v5bj

  • Elevation: 420 to 1,070 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 46 to 61 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 154 to 233 days

  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Hampshire and similar soils: 87 percent

  • Estimates are based on observations, descriptions, and transects of the mapunit.

Description of Hampshire

Setting
  • Landform: Hillslopes

  • Landform position (two-dimensional): Backslope

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Crest

  • Down-slope shape: Convex

  • Across-slope shape: Linear

  • Parent material: Clayey residuum weathered from limestone and shale over residuum weathered from limestone, sandstone, and shale

Typical profile
  • Ap - 0 to 7 inches: silt loam

  • Bt1 - 7 to 12 inches: silty clay loam

  • Bt2 - 12 to 30 inches: clay

  • 2B/C - 30 to 47 inches: very channery clay loam

  • 2Cr - 47 to 57 inches: bedrock

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 5 to 12 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: 39 to 59 inches to paralithic bedrock

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Very low to moderately high (0.00 to 0.20 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Salinity, maximum in profile: Nonsaline to very slightly saline (0.0 to 2.0 mmhos/cm)

  • Available water storage in profile: Moderate (about 6.6 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 3e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: C

  • Hydric soil rating: No

HaC3—Hampshire silty clay loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes, severely eroded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: 2v5bk

  • Elevation: 500 to 1,020 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 46 to 61 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 186 to 233 days

  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Hampshire and similar soils: 85 percent

  • Estimates are based on observations, descriptions, and transects of the mapunit.

Description of Hampshire

Setting
  • Landform: Hillslopes

  • Landform position (two-dimensional): Backslope

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Side slope

  • Down-slope shape: Linear

  • Across-slope shape: Convex

  • Parent material: Clayey residuum weathered from limestone and shale

Typical profile
  • Ap - 0 to 4 inches: silty clay loam

  • Bt - 4 to 42 inches: clay

  • 2C - 42 to 50 inches: very channery clay loam

  • 2Cr - 50 to 60 inches: bedrock

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 5 to 12 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: 39 to 59 inches to paralithic bedrock

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Very low to moderately high (0.00 to 0.20 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Salinity, maximum in profile: Nonsaline to very slightly saline (0.0 to 2.0 mmhos/cm)

  • Available water storage in profile: Moderate (about 6.8 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 4e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: C

  • Hydric soil rating: No

HaD3—Hampshire silty clay loam, 12 to 20 percent slopes, severely eroded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: 2v5bl

  • Elevation: 420 to 1,050 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 46 to 61 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 186 to 233 days

  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Hampshire and similar soils: 85 percent

  • Estimates are based on observations, descriptions, and transects of the mapunit.

Description of Hampshire

Setting
  • Landform: Hillslopes

  • Landform position (two-dimensional): Backslope

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Side slope

  • Down-slope shape: Linear

  • Across-slope shape: Convex

  • Parent material: Clayey residuum weathered from limestone and shale

Typical profile
  • Ap - 0 to 4 inches: silty clay loam

  • Bt - 4 to 42 inches: clay

  • 2C - 42 to 50 inches: very channery clay loam

  • 2Cr - 50 to 60 inches: bedrock

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 12 to 20 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: 39 to 59 inches to paralithic bedrock

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Very low to moderately high (0.00 to 0.20 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Salinity, maximum in profile: Nonsaline to very slightly saline (0.0 to 2.0 mmhos/cm)

  • Available water storage in profile: Moderate (about 6.8 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 6e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: C

  • Hydric soil rating: No

HgD—Hampshire-Gullied land complex, 12 to 30 percent slopes

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpw1

  • Elevation: 500 to 850 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 48 to 54 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 190 to 205 days

  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Hampshire and similar soils: 65 percent

  • Gullied land: 25 percent

  • Estimates are based on observations, descriptions, and transects of the mapunit.

Description of Hampshire

Setting
  • Landform: Hillslopes

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Crest

  • Parent material: Clayey residuum weathered from limestone and shale

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 4 inches: silty clay loam

  • H2 - 4 to 42 inches: clay

  • H3 - 42 to 50 inches: very channery clay loam

  • Cr - 50 to 60 inches: bedrock

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 12 to 30 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: 39 to 59 inches to paralithic bedrock

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Very low to moderately high (0.00 to 0.20 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Available water storage in profile: Moderate (about 6.8 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 7s

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: C

  • Hydric soil rating: No

Description of Gullied Land

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 60 inches: material

 


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