Land Use Data for Latitude 35.25 Longitude -85.75

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


Tennessee River Gorge

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land


Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products
Oil-bearing crops
Seed Cotton

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)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Bennetts Lake QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, General
Bennetts Lake Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Cowan Quarry CementLimestone, General
Cowan Quarry Cement (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Cumberland Mountain Sand Co. PitSand and Gravel, Construction
Deep Well-Spalerite OccurrenceZinc
Deep Well-Sphalerite OccurrenceZinc
Grundy Limestone Company Pit No. 84Stone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, General
Hillsboro Mine (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Hillsboro QuarryLimestone, General, Stone, Crushed/Broken
Hillsboro Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Jasper Job (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
King ProspectClay
King ProspectManganese
Marion Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
No 1 Mine (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Old State Quarry Pit #8 (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Sewanee Silica Company PitSilica
Signal Mountain Plant #521Stone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, General
South Pittsburg QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, General
Tennessee Metallurgical Corp (Processing Plant)Iron, Silica
Winton Quarry Pit #374Stone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, General
Winton Quarry Pit #374 (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken

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.