PEDON DESCRIPTION

Print Date: May 13 2021 Country:
Description Date: Jul 23 2007State: Alaska
Describer: County: Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
Site ID: S2006AK002018MLRA: 231 -- Interior Alaska Highlands
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Pedon ID: S2006AK002018Map Unit:
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Lab Source ID: SSLStd Latitude: 65.3672256
Lab Pedon #: 07N0176Std Longitude: -146.5922241
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Soil Name as Described/Sampled: Typic Cryofluvents
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Pedon Purpose: full pedon description
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Geomorphic Setting: stream terraceBedrock Depth:
Upslope Shape: convexBedrock Hardness:
Cross Slope Shape: linearBedrock Fracture Interval:
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Description origin: PedonPCDescription database: KSSL
Diagnostic Features: ochric epipedon 5 to 22 cm.
abrupt textural change 47 to 152 cm.



Cont. Site ID: S2006AK002018Pedon ID: S2006AK002018

Slope (%)Elevation (meters)Aspect (deg)MAAT (C)MSAT (C)MWAT (C)MAP (mm)Frost-Free DaysDrainage ClassSlope Length (meters)Upslope Length (meters)
2.0
260








Oe/C--0 to 5 centimeters (0.0 to 2.0 inches); 80 percent black (10YR 2/1) and 20 percent brown (10YR 4/3) silt loam, moderately decomposed plant material; nonsticky, nonplastic; many very fine and fine roots and many medium roots and common coarse roots; 0 percent nonflat 2 to 76-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent nonflat 76 to 250-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent nonflat 250 to 600-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 2 to 150-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 150 to 380-millimeter unspecified fragments; noneffervescent; strongly acid, pH 5.5; clear irregular boundary. Lab sample # 07N01094

A/Oa--5 to 22 centimeters (2.0 to 8.7 inches); 85 percent dark brown (10YR 3/3) and 15 percent black (10YR 2/1) silt loam, highly decomposed plant material; weak medium granular structure; very friable, nonsticky, nonplastic; many very fine and fine roots and common medium roots and very few coarse roots; 0 percent nonflat 2 to 76-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent nonflat 76 to 250-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent nonflat 250 to 600-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 2 to 150-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 150 to 380-millimeter unspecified fragments; noneffervescent; strongly acid, pH 5.2; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 07N01095

C1--22 to 52 centimeters (8.7 to 20.5 inches); dark yellowish brown (10YR 4/4); massive; very friable, nonsticky, nonplastic; many very fine and fine roots and common medium roots and very few coarse roots; 0 percent nonflat 76 to 250-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent nonflat 250 to 600-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 2 to 150-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 150 to 380-millimeter unspecified fragments and 2 percent nonflat 2 to 76-millimeter unspecified fragments; noneffervescent; strongly acid, pH 5.4; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 07N01096

2C2--52 to 88 centimeters (20.5 to 34.6 inches); dark yellowish brown (10YR 3/4) extremely gravelly coarse sand; single grain; loose, nonsticky, nonplastic; very few very fine and fine roots and very few medium roots and very few coarse roots; 0 percent nonflat 250 to 600-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 2 to 150-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 150 to 380-millimeter unspecified fragments and 15 percent nonflat 76 to 250-millimeter unspecified fragments and 60 percent nonflat 2 to 76-millimeter unspecified fragments; noneffervescent; strongly acid, pH 5.5; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 07N01097

2C3--88 to 152 centimeters (34.6 to 59.8 inches); dark yellowish brown (10YR 3/6) extremely cobbly sand; single grain; loose, nonsticky, nonplastic; very few very fine and fine roots and very few medium roots and very few coarse roots; 0 percent nonflat 250 to 600-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 2 to 150-millimeter unspecified fragments and 0 percent flat angular 150 to 380-millimeter unspecified fragments and 35 percent nonflat 2 to 76-millimeter unspecified fragments and 35 percent nonflat 76 to 250-millimeter unspecified fragments; noneffervescent; strongly acid, pH 5.3. Lab sample # 07N01098



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