New England Soil Profiles
The Unofficial State Soil of Rhode Island
Photo above (tape is in feet) courtesy of Mark Stolt University of Rhode Island's Dept. of Natural Resources Photo Location: South Kingston, RI.
Photo Right (tape is in centimeters) by Jim Turenne, photo location north
of Flagg Road, URI, Kingston, RI.
0 to 18 cm Ap horizon, 10YR 3/2, silt loam.
Narragansett soils are well drained soils formed in silty eolian (wind-blown deposit of silt and fine sand) material underlain by sandy ablation and/or ice-contact deposits.
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