Land Use Data for Latitude 14.25 Longitude -85.25

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


Patuca National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher


Warm Tropics humid




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

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

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
2 to 10
10 to 50

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

30 to 40

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Rio CocoGold

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.