Land Use Data for Latitude 39.25 Longitude -77.75

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


Antietam National Battlefield
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land


Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products
Oil-bearing crops

Growing Period (days)

180 to 209
210 to 239

Soil Types

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


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Gold, Lead, Zinc, Platinum, Palladium, Copper, Nickel, Cobalt
Berryville Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Blair Quarry & Plant (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Continental Brick Co. Pit (Surface)Clay
Ellen Myers Tract ProspectIron
Frogtown ProspectCopper, Lead
Howell DepositZinc
Howell Zn ProspectZinc
James B Clipp Tract ProspectIron
Leesburg Plant (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Leesburg QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken
Loudoun ProspectGold
Martinsburg Qy & Cement Mill (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Ore Bank ProspectManganese
Paris ProspectCopper
Shenandoah Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Shenandoah Quarry Inc. (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Thomas Moore TractIron
Ulysses G Howell Tract ProspectIron

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.