Land Use Data for Latitude 9.25 Longitude -82.75

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


La Amistad and Surrounding Areas
La Amistad International Park
La Amistad International Park
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park
Talamancan montane forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
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)
Fluvisols (Soils developed in alluvial deposits)
Nitisols (Deep, well-drained, red, tropical soils with a clayey subsurface)


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

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

10 to 20

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Rio SixaolaGold
Rio Wonyet OccurrenceCopper
Sukut ProspectZinc, Lead, Barium-Barite, Molybdenum, Copper

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.