French Camp Vineyards Soil Map



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Arbuckle Sandy Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam Balcom Loam Balcom Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam Sorrento Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam Elder Sandy Loam San Emigdio Sandy Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam San Emigdio Sandy Loam San Emigdio Sandy Loam San Emigdio Loam Balcom-Nacimento Complex Balcom-Nacimento Complex Arbuckle Sandy Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam Balcom-Nacimento Complex Arbuckle Sandy Loam Balcom-Nacimento Complex Balcom-Nacimento Complex Arbuckle Sandy Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam Arbuckle Sandy Loam Balcom-Nacimento Complex Balcom-Nacimento Complex Balcom-Nacimento Complex Balcom-Nacimento Complex Arbuckle Sandy Loam #100 - Balcom Loam, 50-75% Slopes Elevations range from 1295 to 2295 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 12 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 59 F.  The frost free season is 175-200 days. 

Major Component:
Balcom 75%.  The parent material is residuum weathered from soft calcareous sandstone or shale.

Minor Components: 
Arbuckle sandy loam and similar components
Badlands
Beam fine sandy loam and similar components
Nacimento clay loam
San Timoteo sandy loam
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#101 Balcom-Nacimento Complex, 15-30% Slopes Elevations range from 1295 to 2295 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 12 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 59 F.  The frost free season is 190-210 days. 

Major Components:
Balcom 45% (see above)
Nacimento 30%.  The parent material is residuum weathered from soft calcareous shale or sandstone.

Minor Components:
Arbuckle sandy loam and similar soils
Ayar clay and similar soils
Balcom loam and similar soils
Beam fine sandy loam and similar soils
Bellyspring sandy loam and similar soils
Calleguas loam and similar soils and similar soils
Choice silty clay and similar soils
Polonio clay loam and similar soils
San Timoteo sandy loam and similar soils
San Emigdio sandy loam and similar soils
Sorrento clay loam and similar soils
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#102 Balcom-Nacimento Complex, 30-50% Slopes Elevations range from 1295 to 2295 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 12 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 59 F.  The frost free season is 190-210 days.

Major Components:
Balcom 45% (see above)
Nacimento 30% (see above) 

Minor Components:
Arbuckle sandy loam and similar soils
Ayar clay and similar soils
Beam fine sandy loam and similar soils
Balcom loam and similar soils
Bellyspring sandy loam and similar soils
Calleguas loam and similar soils and similar soils
Chanac loam and similar soils
Choice silty clay and similar soils
Polonio clay loam and similar soils
San Timoteo sandy loam and similar soils
Sorrento clay loam and similar soils
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#150 San Emigdio Sandy Loam 2-9% Slopes
Elevations range from 1095 to 2000 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 14 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 61 F.  The frost free season is 195-205 days. 

Major Component:
San Emigdio 80%. Parent material is Alluvium derived from calcareous sedimentary rocks.

Minor Components:
Metz loamy sand and similar soils
Xerofluvents sand and similar soils
Unnamed Soil of Very Gravelly Sandy Loam and similar soils
San Emigdio sandy loam and similar soils
Bellyspring sandy loam and similar soils
Unnamed Soil with a Non-Calcareous Surface Layer and similar soils
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#155 San Emigdio Loam 2-9% Slopes
Elevations range from 1095 to 2000 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 11 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 61 F.  The frost free season is 195-205 days. 

Major Component:
San Emigdio 85%. (See above)

Minor Components:
Unnamed Fine-Loamy soil and similar soils
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#160 Sorrento Loam 2-9% Slopes Elevations range from 1800 to 2095 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 12 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 62 F.  The frost free season is 195-205 days.

Major Component: 
Sorrento 85%.  Parent material is Alluvium derived from sedimentary rocks.
 
Minor Components:
Unnamed Fine-Loamy soil and similar soils
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 #301 Arbuckle Sandy Loam 2-9% Slopes Elevations range from 1095 to 2000 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 14 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 61 F.  The frost free season is 190-210 days.

 Major Component:
 Arbuckle 70%.  Parent material is Alluvium derived from sandstone and shale
 Minor Components:
  Padres sandy loam and similar soils
  Polonio loam and similar soils
  San Emigdio sandy loam and similar soils
  San Timoteo sandy loam and similar soils
  Xerofluvents sand and similar soils
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 #302 Arbuckle Sandy Loam 9-15% Slopes Elevations range from 1095 to 2000 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 14 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 61 F.  The frost free season is 190-210 days. 

Major Component:
Arbuckle 70%. (See above)
Minor Components:
San Emigdio sandy loam and similar soils
San Timoteo sandy loam and similar soils
Arbuckle cobbly sand loam and similar soils
Arbuckle sandy loam and similar soils
Padres sandy loam and similar soils
Polonio sandy loam and similar soils
Xerofluvents sand and similar soils
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#303 Arbuckle Sandy Loam, 15-30% Slopes Elevations range from 1095 to 2000 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 14 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 61 F.  The frost free season is 190-210 days. 

Major Component:
Arbuckle 70%. (See above)
Minor Components:
Padres sandy loam and similar soils
Polonio sandy loam and similar soils
San Emigdio sandy loam and similar soils
San Timoteo sandy loam and similar soils
Xerofluvents sand and similar soils
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#304 Arbuckle Sandy Loam, 30-50% Slopes Elevations range from 1095 to 2000 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 14 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 61 F.  The frost free season is 190-210 days. 

Major Component:
Arbuckle 70%. (See above)
Minor Components:
Padres sandy loam and similar soils
Polonio loam and similar soils
San Emigdio sandy loam and similar soils
San Timoteo sandy loam and similar soils
Xerofluvents sand and similar soils
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#306 Arbuckle Sandy Loam, 15-30% Slopes, Eroded Elevations range from 1095 to 2000 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 10 to 14 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 61 F.  The frost free season is 190-210 days. 

Major Component:
Arbuckle 70%. (See above)
Minor Components:
Arbuckle cobbly sandy loam and similar soils 
Padres sandy loam and similar soils
Polonio loam and similar soils
San Emigdio sandy loam and similar soils
San Timoteo sandy loam and similar soils
Xerofluvents sand and similar soils
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#474 Elder Sandy Loam, 0-2%Slopes Elevations range from 1200 to 1495 feet.  The average annual rainfall is 12 to 14 inches and the average annual air temperature is about 59 F.

Major Component:
Elder 80%.  The parent material is Alluvium derived from mixed rocks.
Minor Components:
Metz loamy sand and similar soils
San Emigdio sandy loam and similar soils
Unnamed areas subject to flooding and similar soils
Xerofluvents sand and similar soils



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