IDENTIFIERS

  • Current Taxon Name (Soil Name): Cecil
  • OSD
  • Series Extent
  • User Site ID: 96AL123001-pgm
  • User Pedon ID: 96AL123001-pgm
  • Lab Information:
  • Certified Lab Pedon Description - no
  • Lab Source ID - AU
  • Lab Pedon # - S96AL-123-1
  • NCSS Pedon Lab Data NASIS Record ID - 24418
  • 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: 33.0891667
  • Std. Longitude: -85.9625000
  • Datum: WGS84
  • Township: 24 N
  • Range: 21 E
  • Section: 9
  • PLSS Details: NE1/4
  • Location Description: About 2.7 miles northwest of Hackneyville, Tallapoosa Co., AL; 350 feet south and 1,700 feet west of the northeast corner of sec. 9, T. 24 N., R. 21 E.; USGS Hackneyville, AL topographic quadrangle.
  • State: Alabama
  • County: AL123—Tallapoosa
  • Non-MLRA Soil Survey Area: AL123—Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • PEDON

  • Current Taxonomic Class: Fine, kaolinitic, thermic Typic kanhapludults
  • Current Taxon Kind: series
  • Pedon Type: representative pedon for component
  • Pedon Purpose: full pedon description
  • Pedon Record Orgin: PedonPC
  • Correlated Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • PSC - 10 to 60 cm.
  • Classificaton Date - 9/3/2008
  • Soil Taxonomic Edition - tenth edition
  • Moisture Class - udic
  • Moisture Subclass - typic
  • Sampled As Information:
  • Soil Name - Cecil
  • Classificaton Date - 11/12/1996
  • Dynamic Soil Properties:
  • Erosion Class - 2
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Hydric: no


  • SITE

  • Parent Material: strongly weathered, clayey residuum weathered from gneiss, granodioritic
  • Landscape: upland
  • Landform: ridge
  • Geomorphic Component Hills: crest
  • Hill Slope Profile: summit
  • Slope Complexity: complex
  • Runoff: medium
  • Drainage Class: well
  • Flooding: none flooding
  • Ponding: none ponding
  • Surface Fragments:
  • Benchmark Soil?: no
  • VEGETATION

    SITE OBSERVATION

  • Observation Date: 11/12/1996 (actual site observation date)
  • Air Photo ID:
  • Surface Water Kind: none observed
  • Surface Cover Properties:
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 1 - tree cover
  • Site Obs. Cover Kind 2 - conifers
  • Pedoderm Loose Cover Indicator - no
  • Drained? - no
  • Bedded Soil? - no
  • Forest Plantation? - no
  • Yield Study ID -
  • Pedon Diagnostic Features
    Feature Kind Feature Depth L-H Feature Thickness L-RV-H
    cm

    kandic horizon

    10—127

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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

    3

    253

    Ap—0 to 10 centimeters (0.0 to 3.9 inches); brown (7.5YR 4/4) ; 74 percent sand; 18 percent silt; 8 percent clay; weak fine granular structure; very friable; 4.0 medium roots and 4.0 fine roots and 4.0 coarse roots; 5 percent by volume 2-20-75 millimeter quartzite fragments; very strongly acid, pH 4.9; clear smooth boundary. Lab sample # 9623-1-1
    Bt1—10 to 30 centimeters (3.9 to 11.8 inches); red (2.5YR 5/6) ; 43 percent sand; 20 percent silt; 37 percent clay; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; firm; 4.0 medium roots and 4.0 fine roots; 20 percent distinct red (2.5YR 4/6) clay films on all faces of peds; fragments; strongly acid, pH 5.1; gradual smooth boundary. Lab sample # 9623-1-2. patchy - phpvsfiid 416930; patchy - phpvsfiid 416930
    Bt2—30 to 69 centimeters (11.8 to 27.2 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) ; 28 percent sand; 20 percent silt; 52 percent clay; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; firm; 0.5 medium roots and 0.5 fine roots; 25 percent faint clay films on all faces of peds; fragments; strongly acid, pH 5.5; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 9623-1-3. patchy - phpvsfiid 416931; patchy - phpvsfiid 416931
    Bt3—69 to 99 centimeters (27.2 to 39.0 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) ; 34 percent sand; 22 percent silt; 44 percent clay; 15 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) medium distinct mottles; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; firm; 0.5 fine roots; 25 percent faint clay films on all faces of peds; fragments; moderately acid, pH 5.6; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 9623-1-4. patchy - phpvsfiid 416932; patchy - phpvsfiid 416932
    Bt4—99 to 127 centimeters (39.0 to 50.0 inches); red (2.5YR 4/8) ; 39 percent sand; 24 percent silt; 37 percent clay; 15 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) medium distinct mottles; moderate medium subangular blocky structure; friable; 0.5 fine roots; 25 percent faint clay films on all faces of peds; fragments; strongly acid, pH 5.5; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 9623-1-5. patchy - phpvsfiid 416933; patchy - phpvsfiid 416933
    BC—127 to 163 centimeters (50.0 to 64.2 inches); red (2.5YR 4/6) ; 43 percent sand; 25 percent silt; 32 percent clay; 15 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) medium distinct mottles; weak coarse subangular blocky structure; friable; fragments; strongly acid, pH 5.4; gradual wavy boundary. Lab sample # 9623-1-6
    C—163 to 203 centimeters (64.2 to 79.9 inches); variegated 40 percent red (2.5YR 4/6) and 20 percent light yellowish brown (10YR 6/4) and 20 percent reddish yellow (7.5YR 6/6) and 20 percent strong brown (7.5YR 5/6) ; 57 percent sand; 25 percent silt; 18 percent clay; massive; friable; fragments; strongly acid, pH 5.3. Lab sample # 9623-1-7