Land Use Data for Latitude 35.75 Longitude -84.25

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


Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Urban land


Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products
Oil-bearing crops

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)


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

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Iron, Manganese
Aikens ProspectManganese
Cates Prospect (Surface)Iron, Manganese
Colton Prospect (Surface)Manganese
Craighead QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, General
Craighead Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Dixie Lee Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Eve MillsZinc, Iron
Fork Creek ProspectZinc
Friendsville ProspectBarium-Barite, Lead, Zinc, Iron, Fluorine-Fluorite
Friendsville QuarryFluorine-Fluorite, Iron, Lead, Zinc
General Portland Cement Co Mine (Surface)Clay
Giezentanner ProspectManganese
Green ProspectsManganese
Greenback Rock Quarry Inc (Surface)Stone, Dimension
Hammontree PropertyManganese
Heaton Barite ProspectBarium-Barite, Iron
J. F. Chapman Barite ProspectBarium-Barite, Lead
J.F. Chapman Barite ProspectBarium-Barite, Lead
Jones ProspectZinc
Lee Marble QuarryMarble, Dimension
Locust Bluff QuarryMarble, Dimension
Louisville ProspectsManganese
Marmor Marble QuarryMarble, Dimension
Marmor Marble Quarry (Surface)Marble, Dimension, Stone, Crushed/Broken
Mcdonald Prospect (Surface)Manganese
Mcmurray ProspectManganese
Mcreynolds Barite ProspectBarium-Barite
MonroeBarium-Barite, Iron, Zinc, Lead, Fluorine-Fluorite
Old Hickory Brick No. 1Stone, Crushed/Broken
Old Hickory Brick Number 1 Pit (Surface)Clay
Oliver Springs Sand Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Polk Patterson PropertyMarble, Dimension
Ralph Rogers & Company, Inc. - Oliver Springs QuarrySand and Gravel, Construction
Rhea County Limestone (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Sand Dredge (Offshore)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Sellers ProspectManganese
Sheffield Steel/ Lenior City, Tn. (Processing Plant)Iron
South Vida Mine (Surface)Manganese
Stephens Deposit (Underground)Fluorine-Fluorite, Zinc, Barium-Barite
Sweetwater Mine (Surface)Barium-Barite
Tennessee Producers Co. Prospect (Surface)Marble, Dimension
Tennessee Producers Co. Quarry (Surface)Marble, Dimension
Unitia Barite and Lead ProspectBarium-Barite, Lead, Zinc
Unitia ProspectLead, Barium-Barite, Zinc
Watson Barite MineBarium-Barite
Wetmore Iron ProspectIron
Williams Prospect (Surface)Manganese

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.