2343003 BARNSTABLE

USDA - NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE PEDON DESCRIPTION

Print Date: 12/17/2002
Description Date: 07/31/1995
Describer: MEREDITH SLATER

Site ID: MA023-1995-011-S
Site Note:

NASIS Pedon ID: MA023-1995-011-P
COUNTY ID: 2343003
Pedon Note:
Lab Source ID: Lab Pedon #: 2343003

Soil Name as Described/Sampled: BARNSTABLE
Soil Name as Correlated:
Classification:
Pedon Type: within range of map unit
Pedon Purpose: field note
Taxon Kind: series
Associated Soils: CARVER, MERRIMAC, PLYMOUTH

Location Information:
Country: USA
State: Massachusetts
County: Plymouth County
MLRA: 144A -- New England and Eastern New York Upland, Southern Part (May be 149B).
Soil Survey Area: MA023 -- Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Map Unit:430
Quad Name: WAREHAM
Location Description: MILES STANDISH STATE FOREST, NE 1/4 WAREHAM QUAD, 600' N OF PRISCILLA ROAD, 600' W OF EAST LINE ROAD.

Legal Description:
Latitude: 41 degrees 52 minutes 14.00 seconds north
Longitude: 70 degrees 38 minutes 5.00 seconds west
Datum:
UTM Zone:19
UTM Easting: 363800 meters
UTM Northing: 4636475 meters

Physiographic Division: Apalachian highlands:
Physiographic Province: New England
Physiographic Section: Seaboard lowland
State Physiographic Area: Carver Wareham Outwash Plain
Local Physiographic Area: Myles Standish State Park
Geomorphic Setting: on shoulder of side slope of end moraine on shoulder of side slope of leveled land
Upslope Shape: convex Cross Slope Shape: convex
 

Surface Fragments: 0.0 percent
Slope: 7%
Elevation: 131 feet
Drainage: WD

PROFILE DESCRIPTION:

O1--0 to 1 centimeters (0.0 to 0.4 inches); peat; abrupt wavy boundary.

Oe--1 to 9 centimeters (0.4 to 3.5 inches); mucky peat; abrupt wavy boundary.

A--9 to 13 centimeters (3.5 to 5.1 inches); dark gray (10YR 4/1) sandy loam; massive; very friable; common fine and medium roots throughout and common coarse roots throughout; abrupt wavy boundary.

E--13 to 13 centimeters (5.1 to 5.1 inches); light olive brown (2.5Y 5/3) loamy sand; massive; loose; common fine and medium roots throughout; abrupt wavy boundary.

Bw1--13 to 28 centimeters (5.1 to 11.0 inches); dark yellowish brown (10YR 4/6) sandy loam; massive; loose; common fine and medium roots throughout; 1 percent subrounded 75- to 250-millimeter mixed igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock fragments and 2 percent subrounded 2- to 75-millimeter mixed igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock fragments; clear wavy boundary.

Bw2--28 to 91 centimeters (11.0 to 35.8 inches); yellowish brown (10YR 5/6) sandy loam; massive; loose; common fine roots throughout; 2 percent subrounded 2- to 75-millimeter mixed igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock fragments and 8 percent subrounded 75- to 250-millimeter mixed igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock fragments; clear wavy boundary.

C1--91 to 122 centimeters (35.8 to 48.0 inches); light yellowish brown (2.5Y 6/3) loamy sand; massive; loose; 10 percent subrounded 2- to 75-millimeter mixed igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock fragments and 10 percent subrounded 75- to 250-millimeter mixed igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock fragments; gradual wavy boundary.

C2--122 centimeters (48.0 inches); light olive brown (2.5Y 5/4) coarse sand; massive; loose; 5 percent subrounded 75- to 250-millimeter mixed igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock fragments and 5 percent subrounded 2- to 75-millimeter mixed igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock fragments.


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