Land Use Data for Latitude 9.75 Longitude -83.25

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


Barbilla National Park
La Amistad Caribe
Reserva Biológica Hitoy Cerere

Agricultural Land Uses

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


Warm Tropics perhumid




Bananas (also in forestry plantations)

Growing Period (days)

above 360

Soil Types

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


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

10 to 20

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
CorisStone, Crushed/Broken
Quebrada Cuen OccurrenceCopper
Quebrada Susubri OccurrenceCopper
Rio BananoSand and Gravel, Construction
Rio Banano ProspectCopper, Molybdenum
Rio Chiquei OccurrenceCopper
Rio Chirripo OccurrenceCopper
Rio Coen OccurrenceCopper
Rio Estrella OccurrenceCopper
Rio Nari ProspectCopper, Molybdenum
Rio Quei OccurrenceCopper
Rio Telire OccurrenceCopper
Rio Tercero OccurrenceMolybdenum, Copper
Rio Zent OccurrenceCopper
Westfalia BeachSand and Gravel, Construction

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.