Land Use Data for Latitude 35.25 Longitude -83.25

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


Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory LTER Site

Agricultural Land Uses

Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land
Open Water - Inland Fisheries


Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products
Oil-bearing crops
Seed Cotton

Growing Period (days)

210 to 239
240 to 269
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%
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%

Slopes (degrees)

2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

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
 Copper, Iron
 Copper, Sulfur-Pyrite
Abbott ProspectMica
Adams Place (Underground)Vermiculite
Addie Olivine DepositOlivine, Talc-Soapstone, Chromium, Vermiculite, Nickel, Asbestos, Palladium, Rhodium, Platinum
Addie Olivine Mine Mayland Stone (Surface)Magnesite
Allen Creek Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Allison ProspectCopper
Allison ProspectMica
Ammons Branch PlacerGold
Asbestos ProspectAsbestos
Ashe Thomas Pegmatite ProspectFeldspar
B.C. Munday ProspectSulfur-Pyrite, Copper, Lead, Silver, Gold, Zinc
Battle Creek ProspectsMica
Beck ProspectMica
Bennett ProspectMica
Bettys Gap ProspectCopper
Blanton Branch Olivine Mine (Surface)Magnesite
Bryson Branch Gold Placer (Placer)Diatomite
Bryson Branch Gold PlacersGold
Bryson ProspectMica
Cane Creek Olivine DepositOlivine, Vermiculite, Chromium, Talc-Soapstone, Asbestos
Cane Creek Olivine DepositMagnesite, Asbestos, Chromium, Talc-Soapstone, Vermiculite
Caney Fork Bald ProspectIron, Copper
Cashiers DistrictNiobium (Columbium), REE, Tantalum
Chas Mincey ProspectVermiculite
Clouse ProspectMica
Cochran Feldspar ProspectFeldspar
Coggins ProspectCopper
Cole and Black PropertyKaolin
Copper ProspectCopper
Corundum Hill Chromite Prospect (Surface)Silica, Aluminum, Chromium, Iron, Magnesite, Manganese, Titanium
Cowan ProspectsMica
Cowards Prospect (Surface)Vermiculite
Coxe Cove DepositClay
CullowheeTitanium, Metal, Iron
D. Thomas MineKaolin, Feldspar
Diller Bryson Mine (Surface-Underground)Mica
Dills ProspectMica
Dillsboro Mine (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Dillsboro Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Fanny Hensley Prospect (Surface-Underground)Copper
Far Top Field ProspectMica
Franklin Mine (Offshore)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Franklin Pit (Offshore)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Franklin Plant (Processing Plant)Mica
Fred Taylor ProspectMica
George White ProspectMica
Gunstocker ProspectCopper, Zinc, Sulfur-Pyrite, Iron, Pig Iron
Gunstocker Prospect (Surface-Underground)Copper
Hall ProspectMica
Harris (Surface)Kaolin
Harrison T. Crisp Feldspar ProspectFeldspar
Harry Thomas Kaolin and Feldspar ProspectKaolin, Feldspar
Harry Thomas ProspectKaolin, Feldspar
Heavy Mineral PlacerTitanium, Metal
Hooper Branch ProspectIron, Pig Iron
Hyatt No. 1 Feldspar ProspectFeldspar
Hyatt No. 2 Feldspar ProspectFeldspar
Imc Olivine/ Addie, N.C. (Processing Plant)Magnesite
John Lovedohol Prospect (Surface)Vermiculite
Kerr Corundum OccurrenceCorundum
KilpatrickTitanium, Metal, Iron
Little Iris ProspectMica
Locust Gap ProspectsMica
Lucius Mills ProspectMica
Mason Feldspar ProspectFeldspar
Mcclure ProspectCopper
Mccoy ProspectBarium-Barite, Fluorine-Fluorite
Mccracken Southeast Feldspar ProspectFeldspar
Middleton Olivine DepositOlivine
Moody ProspectCopper, Sulfur-Pyrite, Iron, Pig Iron, Zinc
Morris Kaolin ProspectKaolin, Feldspar
National Olivine No 9 Mine (Surface)Magnesite
National Olivine/ Dillsboro, N.C. (Processing Plant)Magnesite
Nichols Kaolin and Feldspar ProspectKaolin, Feldspar
No. 8 Pegmatite ProspectKaolin, Feldspar
Norton Chromite Prospect (Surface)Chromium, Iron
Olivine DepositMagnesite, Talc-Soapstone, Vermiculite
Oscar Martin Feldspar ProspectFeldspar
Oscar Martin Feldspar ProspectMica
Otto ProspectIron, Pig Iron, Copper, Sulfides, Zinc, Lead, Sulfur-Pyrite
Oxner ProspectMica
Panther Knob ProspectCopper
Panther Knob ProspectsMica
Pardo ProspectCopper, Lead, Zinc, Sulfur-Pyrite, Barium-Barite, Silver
Parker ProspectCopper
Patterson MineMica
Patton ProspectMica
Payne & Sullivan Kaolin MineKaolin, Feldspar
Phillips ProspectCopper, Sulfur-Pyrite, Iron, Pig Iron
Pine Grove School ProspectVermiculite
Presley ProspectsMica
Ray Rogers MineMica
Rocky Face ProspectsMica
Ross Property (Surface-Underground)Mica
Salem School Prospect (Surface)Vermiculite
Sally Reed Mine (Surface)Mica
Simon Dehart Feldspar ProspectFeldspar
Simon Dehart Feldspar ProspectMica
Soco Creek Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
South Mccracken Feldspar and Kaolin ProspectFeldspar, Kaolin
South Mccracken ProspectFeldspar, Kaolin
Stanfield ProspectsMica
Sugarloaf Mountain ProspectCopper, Sulfur-Pyrite, Iron, Pig Iron
Sugarloaf Prospect (Underground)Copper
T. B. Shepard Prospect (Surface)Manganese
ThorpeTitanium, Metal, Thorium, Iron
Tubb Quarry & Mill (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
TuckaseigeeIron, Titanium, Metal, Zirconium
Upper Sugar Creek Gap ProspectMica
W G Dillard Prospects (Surface)Mica
WaldroopTitanium, Metal, Iron
Way-Ye-Hutta Prospect (Underground)Copper
Wayhutta MineCopper, Zinc, Sulfur-Pyrite, Iron, Pig Iron, Lead
Whiterock Creek ProspectSulfur-Pyrite
Whitewater Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Woods ProspectCopper
Woody No. 2 Kaolin ProspectKaolin, Feldspar

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.