Land Use Data for Latitude 48.25 Longitude -113.75

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


Coram Biosphere Reserve


Boreal drylands
Temperate drylands

Growing Period (days)

90 to 119
120 to 149

Soil Types

Chernozems (Black soils rich in organic matter)
Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)


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

Slopes (degrees)

2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Copper, Gold
Corkscrew Copper ProspectCopper
Essex (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Felix Creek Prospects (Surface)Silica, Copper
Gravel Pits (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Jeanette and Little Darling ClaimsCopper, Silver
One Dead Digger (Surface-Underground)Silver, Copper, Quartz
South Fork Logan Creek Prospects (Surface-Underground)Copper, Silver
Stanton Lake Prospects (Surface-Underground)Copper, Quartz
Unawah Creek Prospects (Surface-Underground)Copper

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.