Print Date: 8/12/02
Description Date: 8/12/02
Describer: Jim Turenne
Site ID: 2325305
Pedon ID: 2325305
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Soil Name as Described/Sampled: Hinckley
Soil Name as Correlated:
|Classification:||Sandy-skeletal, mixed, mesic Typic Udorthents|
Pedon Type: typical pedon for series
Pedon Purpose: full pedon description
Taxon Kind: series
|MLRA:||144A -- New England And Eastern New York Upland, Southern Part|
|Soil Survey Area:||MA023 -- Plymouth County, Massachusetts|
|Map Unit:||253A -- Hinckley gravelly sandy loam, 0 to 3 %|
|Location Description:||Northeast of the intersection of Conant Street and Winter Street in the town of Bridgewater on the USGS Bridgewater quadrangle.|
Latitude: 41 degrees 58 minutes 24 seconds north
Longitude: 70 degrees 57 minutes 56 seconds west
UTM Zone: 19
UTM Easting: 337125 meters
UTM Northing: 4648683 meters
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|Local Physiographic Area:||Bridgewater|
|Geomorphic Setting:||shoulder of side slope of upland
shoulder of side slope of outwash plain
Upslope Shape: convex
Cross Slope Shape: convex
Primary Earth Cover: tree cover
Secondary Earth Cover: intermixed conifers and hardwoods
|Parent Material:||glaciofluvial deposits|
Bedrock Fracture Interval:
Particle Size Control Section: 30 to 100 cm.
|Diagnostic Features:||fibric soil materials 0 to 3 cm.
ochric epipedon 0 to 30 cm.
hemic soil materials 3 to 8 cm.
|Top Depth (cm)||Bottom Depth (cm)||Restriction Kind||Restriction Hardness|
|Slope (%)||Elevation (meters)||Aspect (deg)||MAAT (C)||MSAT (C)||MWAT (C)||MAP (mm)||Frost Free Days||Drainage Class||Slope Length (meters)||Upslope Length (meters)|
Oi--0 to 3 cm; slightly decomposed plant material.
Oe--3 to 8 cm; moderately decomposed plant material.
A--8 to 10 cm; very dark grayish brown (10YR 3/2), loamy sand; weak fine granular structure; very friable; common very fine roots and common fine roots and common medium roots; abrupt wavy boundary.
Ap--10 to 30 cm; dark yellowish brown (10YR 4/4), loamy sand; weak medium subangular blocky structure, and weak coarse subangular blocky structure; very friable; common medium roots and common very fine roots and few fine roots; 2 percent 2 to 75 millimeter mixed rock fragments; abrupt smooth boundary.
Bw1--30 to 46 cm; yellowish brown (10YR 5/6), loamy sand; massive; very friable; common very fine roots and few coarse roots and few medium roots and few fine roots; 2 percent 2 to 75 millimeter mixed rock fragments; clear wavy boundary.
Bw2--46 to 58 cm; light olive brown (2.5Y 5/4), sand; single grain; loose; few very fine roots and few fine roots and few medium roots; 3 percent 2 to 75 millimeter mixed rock fragments; clear wavy boundary.
C1--58 to 145 cm; light olive brown (2.5Y 5/3), gravelly coarse sand; single grain; loose; few very fine roots; 25 percent 2 to 75 millimeter mixed rock fragments; abrupt wavy boundary.
C1--145 to 206 cm; light olive brown (2.5Y 5/3), fine sand; single grain; loose.