Land Use Data for Latitude 14.75 Longitude -87.75

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


Cerro Azul Meámbar National Park
Cerro El Zarciadero

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


Warm Tropics humid




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

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299
300 to 329

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Fluvisols (Soils developed in alluvial deposits)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Nitisols (Deep, well-drained, red, tropical soils with a clayey subsurface)


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

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
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)

30 to 40

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
El LlanoGypsum-Anhydrite
El OcotilloGold
El ZapotalGypsum-Anhydrite
Pozo EscondidoGold
Santa Cruz MineGold

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.