IDENTIFIERS

  • Current Taxon Name (Soil Name): CECIL
  • OSD
  • Series Extent
  • User Site ID: S1987GA219001
  • User Pedon ID: 87GA219001
  • Lab Information:
  • Certified Lab Pedon Description - no
  • Lab Source ID - SSL
  • Lab Pedon # - 88P0049
  • NCSS Pedon Lab Data NASIS Record ID - 60172
  • Print Date: 4/23/2024
  • LOCATION

  • Location In Web Soil Survey
  • AOI is roughly a square mile and pedon is marked in the center.
  • Location in SoilWeb
  • Location in Google Maps
  • Std. Latitude: 33.8694458
  • Std. Longitude: -83.4502792
  • Datum: WGS84
  • Location Description: Oconee County, Georgia HWY 53, 1.3 mi SW of intersection of state Rt. 207; 1000 feet NW in Research Plot.
  • State: Georgia
  • County: GA219—Oconee
  • MLRA: 136—Southern Piedmont
  • Non-MLRA Soil Survey Area: GA623—Clarke and Oconee Counties, Georgia
  • PEDON

  • Describers Name: Talbert R. Gerald, R.L. Wilkes
  • Pedon Record Orgin: Converted from PDP 3.x
  • Pedon #: 1
  • Sampled As Information:
  • Soil Name - CECIL
  • Taxonomic Class - Clayey, kaolinitic Typic Hapludults
  • PSC - 15 to 65 cm.
  • Classificaton Date - 7/1/1987
  • Moisture Class - udic
  • Dynamic Soil Properties:
  • Erosion Class - 1
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Hydric: no


  • SITE

  • Landscape: piedmont
  • Landform: hillside or mountainside
  • Geomorphic Component Hills: side slope
  • Hill Slope Profile: backslope
  • Slope Shape Down: linear
  • Runoff: medium
  • Drainage Class: well
  • Surface Fragments:
  • Benchmark Soil?: no
  • VEGETATION

    SITE OBSERVATION

  • Observation Date: 7/1/1987 (actual site observation date)
  • Surface Cover Properties:
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 1 - crop cover
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Drained? - no
  • Bedded Soil? - no
  • Forest Plantation? - no
  • Pedon Diagnostic Features
    Feature Kind Feature Depth L-H Feature Thickness L-RV-H
    cm

    ochric epipedon

    argillic horizon

    0—15

    15—171

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    —-

    Setting and Climate
    Slope Slope Length USLE Upslope Length Elev. Corr. Elev Aspect MAP REAP FFD MAAT MSAT MWAT MAST MSST MWST MFFP PE Index Climate Station ID Climate Station Name Climate Station Type
    % m degrees mm mm C mm

    4

    241

    225

    124

    17

    32

    13

    Ap—0 to 15 centimeters (0.0 to 5.9 inches); reddish brown (5YR 4/4) sandy loam; weak fine granular structure; very friable; 3.0 fine roots throughout; 3.0 fine discontinuous tubular pores; fragments; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 88P00297. Few fine bodies of BE horizon.
    BE—15 to 38 centimeters (5.9 to 15.0 inches); yellowish red (5YR 4/6) sandy clay loam; weak fine subangular blocky structure; friable; 0.5 fine roots throughout; 3.0 fine discontinuous tubular pores; 1 percent worm casts; fragments; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 88P00298
    Bt1—38 to 56 centimeters (15.0 to 22.0 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) sandy clay; moderate fine subangular blocky structure; friable; 0.5 fine roots throughout; 0.5 fine discontinuous tubular pores; 10 percent faint clay films on faces of peds; fragments; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 88P00299. patchy - phpvsfiid 200858; patchy - phpvsfiid 200858
    Bt2—56 to 97 centimeters (22.0 to 38.2 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) clay; strong medium subangular blocky structure; firm; 0.5 fine roots throughout; 30 percent distinct clay films on faces of peds; 1 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 88P00300. patchy - phpvsfiid 200859; patchy - phpvsfiid 200859
    Bt3—97 to 137 centimeters (38.2 to 53.9 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) clay; 1 percent yellowish red (5YR 5/8) medium distinct mottles; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; firm; 30 percent distinct clay films on faces of peds; 1 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 88P00301. Few granitic gneiss pebbles.; discontinuous - phpvsfiid 200860; discontinuous - phpvsfiid 200860
    BC—137 to 171 centimeters (53.9 to 67.3 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) sandy clay; weak coarse subangular blocky structure; friable; 3 percent fine mica flakes, unspecified; fragments. Lab sample # 88P00302. Common fine light colored feldspar crystals.