Land Use Data for Latitude 15.25 Longitude -85.75

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


Río Kruta
Sierra de Agalta National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Forestry - Agro forestry
Forestry - Plantations
Urban land


Warm Tropics humid




Bananas (also in forestry plantations)
Coffee Green (also in forestry plantations)

Growing Period (days)

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)
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)

0 to 2
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
Conquire-La JaguaSilver, Lead, Zinc, Copper, Gold
Qda SabanaGold, Silver, Lead, Zinc, 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.