Land Use Data for Latitude 48.75 Longitude -121.25

Area size: .5 degrees latitude by .5 degrees longitude


Lake Chelan National Recreation Area

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Urban land


Boreal drylands
Temperate drylands



Growing Period (days)

90 to 119
120 to 149
150 to 179

Soil Types

Andosols (Black soils of volcanic landscapes)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%

Slopes (degrees)

5 to 8
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Tin
(Surface)Copper, Gold
Alta (Underground)Lead, Silver, Zinc
Alta ClaimLead, Silver, Zinc, Arsenic
Alvard (Surface)Talc-Soapstone
Associated Sand & Gravel Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Bacon Creek (Surface-Underground)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Bridge Creek (Surface-Underground)Talc-Soapstone
Cascade International TalcTalc-Soapstone
Cerrico ClaimLead, Zinc, Arsenic
ChicagoLead, Zinc, Gold, Silver
Chicago ClaimsLead, Zinc, Silver, Gold, Arsenic
Dads Girl Claim (Surface)Talc-Soapstone
Damnation CreekLimestone, Dimension
Davis Prospect (Surface-Underground)Molybdenum, Copper, Gold, Silver
Dept. Of. Highways (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Diablo ClaimChromium
Diobsud (Surface-Underground)Nickel
EldoradoSilver, Lead, Zinc, Gold
Eldorado (Underground)Gold, Lead, Silver
Elsie ClaimCopper
Gold Top and Silver King ClaimsGold, Silver
Gold Top Claim (Surface)Gold, Silver
Gravel Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
H.B. Brown Claim (Surface)Strontium
Hartford ClaimSilver, Lead, Gold
James T. Sullivan Prospect (Surface)Copper, Silver, Chromium
Jordan CreekNickel
Londonderry (Surface)Talc-Soapstone
Marble CreekLimestone, Dimension
Marblemount AreaTalc-Soapstone
Mc-Myrl - Wilson (Surface)Talc-Soapstone, Nickel
Mount EldoradoMercury
North Coast (Underground)Gold, Copper, Molybdenum, Silver
North Coast MineGold, Silver, Copper, Molybdenum
OntarioLead, Gold, Silver
Ontario ClaimLead, Silver, Gold
Packsaddle Placer Claims (Surface)Gold
Pierce Prospect (Underground)Gold
Pressentin (Surface-Underground)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Rods Trucking Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Sand and Gravel (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Sand and Gravel Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Scheel Doris # 3 (Surface)Silica
Scougale PlacerGold
Sierra GrandeLead, Gold, Silver
Sierra Grande ClaimLead, Silver, Gold
Silver Creek ProspectCopper, Molybdenum, Gold, Tungsten, Silver
Silver Tip ClaimsLead, Silver, Zinc, Gold
Skagit QueenSilver
Skagit Queen ClaimsLead, Silver, Molybdenum, Copper, Gold
Skagit RiverPumice
Skagit Talc Products (Surface)Talc-Soapstone
Skoal Talc Mine (Underground)Talc-Soapstone
Wash Marble & Building StoneStone
West Seattle ClaimLead, Silver, Zinc
Willis and EverettGold, Silver, Lead

Agricultural use data provided by LADA, 2008. "Mapping Land Use Systems at global and regional scales for Land Degradation Assessment Analysis. Version 1.0" Nachtergaele F. & Petri M.
Mineral extraction data provided by USGS Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS), downloaded June 2, 2010.