Land Use Data for Latitude 43.75 Longitude -103.25

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


Wind Cave National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Temperate drylands




Cereals and cereal products
Oil-bearing crops

Growing Period (days)

60 to 89
90 to 119

Soil Types

Kastanozems (Dark brown soils rich in organic matter)


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
16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Big Chief (Underground)Feldspar
Big Hit GroupGold, Silver
Big Hit Mine (Underground)Gold, Silver
Big ShotFeldspar, Beryllium, Mica
Bird Group Includes Bird,Peacock, (Underground)Tin, Tungsten
Bismark-Ida Florence GroupsGold, Silver
Black Hills Silica Sand Co Mine (Surface)Silica
Columbia MineGold, Silver
Dakota Calumet GroupCopper
Dakota Quartz Plant (Processing Plant)Stone, Feldspar
Eclipse GroupGold, Silver
Edna Hazel (Surface)Tungsten
Egyptian Group (Underground)Gold, Silver
EurekaMica, Beryllium, Feldspar
Eureka Lode (Surface)Feldspar, Beryllium
Forest City (Underground)Gold, Silver
Formoso Lode (Surface)Mica
Gilt Edge Mine (Surface)Feldspar
Gira's ClaimTungsten
Glendale Gp (Surface)Beryllium, Tin
Gold Hill LodeGold, Silver
Grand Island GroupGold, Silver
Gravel Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Halcyon Mine (Underground)Gold, Silver
Henry TinTin, Beryllium
Henry Tin Lode (Surface)Tin, Beryllium
Joe Dollar Mine (Underground)Gold, Silver
Jumbo LodeFeldspar, Mica, Beryllium
Juniper Mine (Underground)Gold, Silver
Juniper Silver MineZinc, Gold, Copper
Keystone DistrictBeryllium
Legal Tender GroupGold, Silver
Legal Tender Group MS 453 & 808 (Underground)Gold, Silver
MaderpossonFeldspar, Beryllium
Mitchell Number One Lode (Surface)Feldspar
Monte Carlo (Surface-Underground)Feldspar
New England ProspectFeldspar, Beryllium, Mica
Ottumwa LodeTungsten, Tin, Feldspar, Mica
Perli Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Pink Elephant Lode (Surface)Beryllium, Feldspar, Mica
Samelias Claims (Underground)Tin
Spokane DistrictTungsten
Tin Hill Mine (Surface)Tin
Wealthy Mine (Underground)Gold
White Tail Lode (Surface)Feldspar

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.