Land Use Data for Latitude 40.25 Longitude -75.75

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


Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Agricultural Land Uses

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


Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products

Growing Period (days)

210 to 239
240 to 269

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
 Limestone, General
(Facility) Ontelaunee Smelter--Reading, Pa. (Processing Plant)Copper
Allentown Portl'D Cement-Evansville (Processing Plant)Stone
Berks Prdts Oley Mill--Kutztown, Pa (Processing Plant)Stone, Crushed/Broken
BoyertownPlatinum, Lead, Gold, Palladium
Caroline Schall Estate ProspectIron
Catanach Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Devault Crushed Stone Co.,Inc. (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Dolomite ProspectDolomite
Douglassville Quarry and Mill (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Evansville Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Foote Mineral Co--Exton, Pa. (Processing Plant)REE, Thorium
Gabel Enterprise Inc (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Genrl Crshed Stone--Morgantown, Pa. (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Glen Gery Brick Yard--Reading, Pa. (Processing Plant)Fire Clay (Refractory)
Glen Gery Brick Yard-Shoemak'Rsv'Le (Processing Plant)Fire Clay (Refractory)
Grace Iron - Cobalt Mine, PennsylvaniaIron, Cobalt
Grace Mine (Underground)Aluminum, Calcium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Magnesite, Phosphorus-Phosphates, Silica, Sulfur, Sulfur-Pyrite
Hartman Property ProspectGraphite
Honeybrook Anorthosite (Surface)Aluminum, Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Sodium
Honeybrook Quarry (Surface)Flagstone
J T Dyer Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
John Kauffman Farm ProspectMica
Limestone ProspectLimestone, General
Limeville Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Lionville B Plant Ti (Processing Plant)Titanium, Metal
Martin Stone Quarries (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Matthey Bishop--Malvern, Pa. (Processing Plant)Iridium, Osmium, Palladium, Platinum, Rhodium, Ruthenium, Gold, Silver
Mid Atlantic Division Pit (Surface)Clay
Morgantown B Plant Ti (Processing Plant)Titanium, Metal
Morgantown PlantStone
Narvon Mines (Surface)Clay
No 5 Quarry and Plant (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Oley # 2 (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Oley #1 Quarry & Cement Plant (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Oley Quarry #112 (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Oley Valley QuarryZinc
Pennsylvania Granite Corp. (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Phoenix Steel--Phoenixville, Pa. (Processing Plant)Iron
Rohrbach MineIron, Titanium, Vanadium
Sanatoga Quarry and Plant (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Shafer Quarry & Plant (Surface)Clay
South Temple Quarry and Plant (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Stauffer Chem.--Morrisville, Pa. (Processing Plant)Phosphorus-Phosphates
Temple Quarry (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Valley Forge Stone Qy Honey Brook (Surface)Flagstone
West Side Pit and Plant (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Wheatley, Chester, PhoenixvilleMolybdenum, Zinc, Copper, Lead
Yellow Hill Quarry and Plant (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken

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.