Land Use Data for Latitude 21.25 Longitude -101.25

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


Central Mexican matorral ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Cool Tropic mixed




Beans Dry

Growing Period (days)

90 to 119
120 to 149

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Phaeozems (Dark soils rich in organic matter)


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

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

20 to 30
30 to 40

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
ArperosWollastonite, Lead, Zinc, Silver
Bolanitos (Underground)Silver, Gold
Cebada (Underground)Silver, Gold
Cerro El Cobre, La JoyaClay, Kaolin, Stone
Cerro El TecolateCoal
Cienega GrandeTin, Gold, Silver
Comanja-ArperosMarble, Dimension
El ZorilloTin
Guanajuato DistrictZinc, Gold, Lead, Silver, Copper, Kaolin, Tin
La Fortuna ProspectMercury
La Luz (Underground)Gold
Las TorresSilver, Gold, Lead, Zinc, Copper
Las Torres Grupo Guanajuato (Underground)Silver, Gold
Manga Del CerroteTin
Palo ColoradoTin
Peregrina (Underground)Silver, Gold
Peregrina-El CuboSilver, Gold, Copper, Zinc, Lead
Sirena (Underground)Silver, Gold

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.