To obtain official soil series description,
Nankin series consists of very
deep, well drained, moderately slowly permeable soils on marine
terraces in the uplands. These soils formed in stratified loamy and clayey
marine sediments. Near the type
location, the average annual air temperature is about 65 degrees F and the
average annual precipitation is about 50 inches. Slopes range from 0 to 60 percent.
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Taxonomic class: Fine, kaolinitic, thermic Typic Kanhapludults
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