Land Use Data for Latitude 33.75 Longitude -115.75

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


Joshua Tree National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism





Growing Period (days)

1 to 29

Soil Types



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

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
30 to 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
2 to 10

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Sand and Gravel, Construction
 Limestone, Dimension
Alice ClaimGold
Annie RooneyGold
Big HenryTungsten
Bill Rush Claims (Surface-Underground)Gold
Black Diamond ClaimGold
Black GiantIron
Black Giant Deposit (Surface)Iron
Bloom ClaimSodium
Bonanza Crater GroupGold
Box Canyon ProspectManganese
Brown Silica DepositSilica
Cactus Group (Underground)Gold, Copper
Captain Jinks Mine (Surface-Underground)Gold
Champion MineGold
Combination Quartz Claim No. 1 (Surface-Underground)Gold
Cottonwood Springs Custom Mill (Processing Plant)Gold
Dalton Mine (Underground)Gold
Decomposed Granite OccurrenceStone, Crushed/Broken
Dendrite Deposit (Surface)Stone, Dimension
Desert King Mine (Underground)Gold
Desert View Claim (Surface)REE, Thorium
Diane ClaimGold, Copper, Silver
Duplex Mine (Underground)Gold
Eagle MountainsIron
Eagle Mtn Iron MineIron
Ebony DepositManganese
Eldorado Mine New Eldorado MineGold, Tungsten, Vanadium, Molybdenum
Ethel MineGold
Fish Mine (Underground)Gold
Frank Hill MineGold
Free Coinage & Charity MinesGold
Goat Claims (Surface)Talc-Soapstone
Gold Cup GroupGold
Gold Hill Mine (Underground)Gold
Gold Prospects Near Dos PalmasGold
Golden Rule Group (Underground)Gold
Goldfields of America MineGold
Great EasternGold
Hillerman ClaimGold
Independence Prospect (Underground)Gold
Ingersoll Mine (Underground)Gold
Lone StarGold
Lucky 3 ClaimUranium
Lucky Lady GroupGold
Manganese OccurrenceManganese
Mastodon MineGold
Mcconkey ClaimGold, Lead, Silver, Copper
Mckinley Bill ClaimGold
Meek Mine (Underground)Gold
Mission Sweet Mine (Underground)Gold
NancyCopper, Gold, Silver
Noblette Manganese ClaimManganese
North Star Mine (Underground)Gold
Numk Prospect (Underground)Gold
Opulent MineGold
Orocopia Mine (Underground)Gold
Orofino ? Prospects (Surface-Underground)Gold
Paddy Faulkner ClaimManganese
Palo Verde RegionManganese
Pinkham ProspectManganese
Pinto Placers (Placer)Gold
Pouch Prospect (Underground)Gold
Quartz OutcropQuartz
Rainbows End Mine (Surface-Underground)Copper, Gold, Silver
Ram GroupUranium
Rich Gold Mine (Surface-Underground)Gold
Ruby Lee Claim and MillsiteGold
Sand and Gravel DepositSand and Gravel, Construction
Sandstone OccurrenceFlagstone
Sandstone QuarryFlagstone
Shooting Star No. 1 Prospect (Underground)Gold
Sinock Mine (Underground)Gold
Standard Mine (Surface-Underground)Gold
Sterling Mine (Surface-Underground)Gold
Storm-Jade Mountain Nephrite (Surface)Gemstone
Sunnyside (Underground)Gold, Silver, Lead
Sunrise MineGold
Thackery-Pyster ClaimCopper
Thelma and Desert Gold Group ClaimsGold
U-Thor DepositUranium
Yucca Buttes GroupGold

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.