MtB—Mountview

MtB—Mountview silt loam, 2 to 5 percent slopes

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: 2td2w

  • Elevation: 520 to 700 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 37 to 58 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 68 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 190 to 230 days

  • Farmland classification: All areas are prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Mountview and similar soils: 85 percent

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

Description of Mountview

Setting
  • Landform: Ridges

  • Landform position (two-dimensional): Backslope

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Crest

  • Down-slope shape: Linear

  • Across-slope shape: Linear

  • Parent material: Loess over clayey residuum weathered from cherty limestone

Typical profile
  • Ap - 0 to 8 inches: silt loam

  • Bt - 8 to 25 inches: silt loam

  • B/E - 25 to 33 inches: silt loam

  • 2Bt - 33 to 79 inches: clay

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 2 to 5 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: More than 80 inches

  • Natural drainage class: Moderately well drained

  • Runoff class: Very low

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately high (0.20 to 0.57 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: About 20 to 41 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: High (about 9.8 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): 2e

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 2e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: C

  • Hydric soil rating: No

 


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