SmC2—Sengtown-Mountview complex

SmC2—Sengtown-Mountview complex, 5 to 12 percent slopes, eroded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpwt
  • Elevation: 600 to 1,300 feet
  • Mean annual precipitation: 48 to 55 inches
  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F
  • Frost-free period: 180 to 205 days
  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Sengtown and similar soils: 60 percent
  • Mountview and similar soils: 30 percent
  • Estimates are based on observations, descriptions, and transects of the mapunit.

Description of Sengtown

Setting
  • Landform: Hillslopes
  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Side slope
  • Parent material: Clayey residuum weathered from cherty limestone
Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 6 inches: gravelly silt loam
  • H2 - 6 to 18 inches: gravelly silty clay loam
  • H3 - 18 to 60 inches: gravelly clay
Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 5 to 12 percent
  • Depth to restrictive feature: More than 80 inches
  • Natural drainage class: Well drained
  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately high to high (0.60 to 2.00 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 6.5 inches)
Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified
  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 3e
  • Hydrologic Soil Group: B
  • Hydric soil rating: No

Description of Mountview

Setting
  • Landform: Stream terraces
  • Parent material: Loess over clayey residuum weathered from cherty limestone
Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 6 inches: silt loam
  • H2 - 6 to 24 inches: silty clay loam
  • H3 - 24 to 60 inches: gravelly silty clay
Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 5 to 12 percent
  • Depth to restrictive feature: More than 80 inches
  • Natural drainage class: Well drained
  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately high to high (0.60 to 2.00 in/hr)
  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches
  • Frequency of flooding: None
  • Frequency of ponding: None
  • Available water storage in profile: High (about 9.3 inches)
Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified
  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 3e
  • Hydrologic Soil Group: B
  • Hydric soil rating: No
 

 


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