USDA - Soil Conservation Service
Soil Series: SCARBORO
Site Identification #: 91MA023042
Map Unit Symbol: 6A
Lab Pedon #: 2300601
Soil Survey Area #: 023 MLRA: 144A
County FIPS Code:
County Name: Plymouth
Soil Survey Area Name: PLYMOUTH COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
Location Description: 50 feet south of Miller Street at a point approximately 2,000 feet west of the intersection of Miller Street and Highland Street in the town of Middleboro, MA.
Latitude: 41 degrees 50 minutes 4.0 seconds N
Longitude: 70 degrees 52 minutes 12.0 seconds W
UTM Zone: UTM Easting: UTM Northing:
Description Category: Full pedon description
Pedon Category: Typical pedon for series
Slope Characteristics Information
Elevation: 95.0 feet
Water Table Information
Moisture Regime: Udic moisture regime
Landuse: Forest land not grazed
Parent Material: Slightly weathered glacial outwash from mixed-igneous-metamorphic & sedimentary
Described by: TOM PERAGALLO
Notes: Sunny-30 degrees F.; relief hummocky; vegetation species include red maple, yellow birch, sphagnum moss, white pine
Oe-- 0 to 6 inches; black (10YR 2/1) partially decomposed organic matter; weak coarse granular structure; very friable, nonsticky and nonplastic; common fine to coarse roots; 5.0 LaMotte-Morgan; abrupt smooth boundary.
Oa-- 6 to 12 inches; black (N 2/0) sapric material; weak medium granular structure; friable, nonsticky and nonplastic; common fine and medium roots; 5.0 LaMotte-Morgan; abrupt smooth boundary.
Cg1--12 to 20 inches; gray (5Y 6/1) loamy sand; single grain; loose; common fine and medium roots; 5.8 LaMotte-Morgan; 5 percent subrounded mixed gravel; clear wavy boundary.
Cg2--20 to 30 inches; gray (5Y 6/1) sand; common fine prominent yellowish brown (10YR 5/6) and common fine prominent strong brown (7.5YR 5/8) mottles; single grain; loose; 5.8 LaMotte-Morgan; gradual wavy boundary.
2C--30 to 50 inches; olive (5Y 5/3) sand; common medium prominent yellowish brown (10YR 5/6) mottles; single grain; loose; 5.4 LaMotte-Morgan.