Land Use Data for Latitude 15.75 Longitude -88.25

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


Cusuco National Park
Punta de Manabique Wildlife Refuge
Sierra de Omoa-Cusuco


Warm Tropics humid

Growing Period (days)

300 to 329

Soil Types

Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

30 to 40

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.