Land Use Data for Latitude 33.75 Longitude -116.25

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


Coachella Valley Preserve
Philip L. Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center

Agricultural Land Uses

Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism
Urban land





Growing Period (days)

1 to 29
30 to 59

Soil Types



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

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Iron, Titanium, Metal
 Iron, Titanium, Metal, Manganese
A-1 Thousand Palms Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Airport Blvd. Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Bonanza Lode (Underground)Gold
Box Canyon MineManganese
Cactus Hill Mine (Underground)Copper, Zinc, Gold, Lead, Silver
Cameron Marble Co.Limestone, General
Copper Giant Mine (Underground)Gold
Crown PrinceGold
Decorative Stone DepositStone, Dimension
Desert Hot Springs (Well)Geothermal
Dillon Road Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Donna CTungsten
Dunn Asbestos Deposit (Surface)Asbestos
Dunn DepositFeldspar, Silica
East Wide CanyonIron
Frances Group (Underground)Gold
Garnet Queen Tungsten MineTungsten
Gold Galena Mine (Underground)Gold
Gold Standard Mine (Surface-Underground)Gold
Gravel PitSand and Gravel, Construction
Hager-Kale Claim (Underground)Gold
Hansen Mine (Underground)Gold
Harris (Surface)Calcium
Hidden Canyon ClaimGold
Indian Copper Mine (Underground)Copper
Indian Tungsten MineTungsten
Iron ProspectIron
Live Oak Tank AreaUranium
Lost Horse MineBismuth, Gold, Copper
Magnesium Canyon Tungsten MineTungsten
Master Sand Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Mildred-Ellen Group of Claims (Underground)Gold
Milkyway ClaimsTungsten
Miller Ranch TungstenTungsten
Miller Ranch Tungsten Deposit (Underground)Tungsten
New Eldorado Millsite (Processing Plant)Gold
Oro Vista MineGold
Percival Asbestos MineAsbestos
Pigeon Creek Tungsten MineTungsten
Ragsdale PropertyTungsten
Red Top Clay DepositClay
Safranek PropertyUranium
Sand and Gravel OccurrenceSand and Gravel, Construction
Santa Rosa Mountain AreaTungsten
Serpentine HillAsbestos
Sunny Day MineGarnet
Surprise Canyon Clay OccurrenceClay
Thermal Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Thousand Palms Community Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Uranium OccurencesUranium
Waters Limestone Deposit WatersLimestone, General

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.