USDA - Soil Conservation Service
Soil Series: BROADBROOK
Site Identification #: 91MA023030
Map Unit Symbol: 341A
Lab Pedon #: 2334102
Soil Survey Area #: 023 MLRA: 144A
County FIPS Code:
County Name: Plymouth
Soil Survey Area Name: PLYMOUTH COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
Location Description: 50 feet west of Marion Road and 100 feet north of Walnut Street.
Latitude: 41 degrees 50 minutes 55.0 seconds N
Longitude: 70 degrees 52 minutes 52.0 seconds W
UTM Zone: UTM Easting: UTM Northing:
Photograph #: 49146
Description Category: Full pedon description
Pedon Category: Typical pedon for series
Slope Characteristics Information
Elevation: 140.0 feet
Moisture Regime: Udic moisture regime
Landuse: Forest land not grazed
Parent Material: Slightly weathered eolian from mixed-igneous-metamorphic & sedimentary over Slightly weathered glacial till from mixed-igneous-metamorphic & sedimentary
Described by: Tom Peragallo
Oi-- 2 to 0 inches; fibric material; abrupt smooth boundary.
Oe-- 0 to 2 inches; very dark brown (10YR 2/2) partially decomposed organic matter; moderate medium granular structure; very friable; common very fine and fine roots throughout; 4.8 LaMotte-Morgan; abrupt smooth boundary.
A-- 2 to 4 inches; black (10YR 2/1) very fine sandy loam; weak fine granular structure; very friable; common medium and coarse roots and common fine throughout; 5.2 LaMotte-Morgan; 3 percent subangular mixed gravel and 5 percent subangular mixed cobbles; gradual wavy boundary. thin discontinuous A/B horizon
Bw2--16 to 28 inches; yellowish brown (10YR 5/4) very fine sandy loam; weak medium subangular blocky structure; friable; common fine and medium roots; 5.2 LaMotte-Morgan; 3 percent subangular mixed gravel and 5 percent subangular mixed cobbles; clear wavy boundary.
2Cd1--28 to 42 inches; olive (5Y 5/3) fine sandy loam; massive; firm; 5.4 LaMotte-Morgan; 20 percent subangular mixed gravel and 5 percent subangular mixed cobbles. firm in place; friable when removed; some mixing of B horizon material