Kind of compacted, consolidated, or contrasting layer(subdominant soil landscape)

Attribute definition
Attribute Label CMPLRSUB
Title Kind of compacted, consolidated, or contrasting layer(subdominant soil landscape)
Description

This information was originally found in SLC verson 1.0. It was translated to version 2.2 using a polygon intersection approach.

Classes Kind of compacted, consolidated, or contrasting layer. 14 classes. Extended from the list of classes used in SLC v1.0. First used in SLC v2.2.


Classes
Code Class Description
A Compacted parent material

Compacted glacial till or other material

B Basal Till

Compacted glacial till deposited beneath a moving glacier

C Compacted material (anthropogenic)

Soil material compacted by human activities that adversely affect crop production

D Duric horizon

See Duric in the CanSIS glossary.

F Fragipan horizon

See fragipan in the CanSIS glossary.

O Orstein horizon

See orstein in the CanSIS glossary.

P Placic horizon

See placic in the CanSIS glossary.

R Rock

Consolidated bedrock too hard either to break with the hands (>3 on Moh's scale) or to dig when moist.

G Gravel

See gravel in the CanSIS glossary.

L Colluvium

See colluvion in the CanSIS glossary.

S Sand

See sand in the CanSIS glossary.

X Silt

See silt in the CanSIS glossary.

Y Clay

See clay in the CanSIS glossary.

- Not identified

Kind of compacted, consolidated, or contrasting layer was not identified.