Land Use Data for Latitude 14.25 Longitude -89.25

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


CerrĂ³n Grande
El Pital
Guisayote Biological Reserve
Montecristo - Trifinio National Park
Montecristo Forest
Montecristo National Park
San Diego y La Barra National Park
The Alotepeque Range
Trifinio Biosphere Reserve

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Agro forestry
Forestry - Plantations
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics humid
Warm Tropics sub-humid




Cereals and cereal products
Coffee Green (also in forestry plantations)

Growing Period (days)

240 to 269
270 to 299

Soil Types

Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Nitisols (Deep, well-drained, red, tropical soils with a clayey subsurface)
Regosols (Other)


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

Slopes (degrees)

5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

30 to 40
40 to 50

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Copper, Tungsten
Cerro AfatePerlite
Cerro El CobanoPerlite
Chaguite DepositsCopper
ColoalSilver, Lead, Zinc
D.M. Cerro GrandeGypsum-Anhydrite
El CarmenCopper
El OcoteSilver, Copper, Zinc, Lead, Gold
El Tajado MineIron, Copper, Zinc
La Esperanza ProspectLead
Monte Verde DepositCopper
Occurrence At Canas DulcesSulfur-Pyrite
Occurrence At Quabrada Del TigreLead
Occurrence At San RafaelSulfur-Pyrite
San IgnacioPerlite
San Isidro Montanita ProspectLead, 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.