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USVI Farmlands

U.S. Virgin Islands Prime and Other Important Farmlands

Map symbol Map unit name Farmland classification
CbB Cinnamon Bay loam, 0 to 5 percent slopes, occasionally flooded Prime farmland if irrigated
CgC Cinnamon Bay gravelly loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes, occasionally flooded Prime farmland if irrigated
GyA Glynn gravelly loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
GyB Glynn gravelly loam, 2 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
GyC Glynn gravelly loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
PaB Parasol clay loam, 2 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
PaC Parasol clay loam, 5 to 12 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
SiA Sion clay, 0 to 2 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
SiB Sion clay, 2 to 5 percent slopes Prime farmland if irrigated
CaA Carib clay loam, 0 to 2 percent slopes, frequently flooded Prime farmland if protected from flooding or not frequently flooded during the growing season

For additional information on Caribbean Area Soils, please contact: Carmen L. Santiago