Land Use Data for Latitude 25.25 Longitude -100.75

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


Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Urban land


Subtopical humid
Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics drylands



Growing Period (days)

60 to 89
90 to 119

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%
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
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

10 to 20
20 to 30

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Gypsum-Anhydrite, Limestone, General
 Gypsum-Anhydrite, Stone, Crushed/Broken
 Sulfur, Gypsum-Anhydrite, Stone, Crushed/Broken
Artega QuarriesStone, Crushed/Broken
Bayonera Western SiZinc
Bayonera Western SierraZinc
Cuauhtema Sw ZincZinc
Cuauhtema Sw Zinc ProspectsZinc
Cuauhtemoc SurZinc
Flores Puerto DeStone, Crushed/Broken, Sand and Gravel, Construction
Llanos LosZinc
Los LlanosZinc
Lucas Sierra San QuarriesStone, Crushed/Broken, Sand and Gravel, Construction
Pino Gacho TownZinc
Puerto De Flores (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken, Sand and Gravel, Construction
Saltillo Quarries NClay
Sierra Artega Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken, Sand and Gravel, Construction
Sierra San Lucas Q (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken, Sand and Gravel, Construction
Tapanquillo SierraLead, Gold, Silver, Zinc
Tapanquillo Sierra El NorteLead, Zinc, 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.