Land Use Data for Latitude 3.75 Longitude -75.25

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


Magdalena Valley dry forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Forestry - Agro forestry
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation
Agriculture - Large scale Irrigation (>25% pixel size)
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Mediterranean humid
Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics perhumid
Warm Tropics humid




Bananas (also in forestry plantations)
Cereals and cereal products
Rice Paddy

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299
300 to 329
330 to 359
above 360

Soil Types

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


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%
Mountain > 2500

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
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
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

10 to 20

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
AicoMarble, Dimension, Limestone, General
Ataco DistrictGold
Buenos AiresBrick Clay
CaracoliLimestone, General, Marble, Dimension
El Agrado No. 1Gold, Silver
El Agrado No. 2Copper
El BatallonClay, Brick Clay
El CarbonRock Asphalt
El GuamitoMercury
El JaguitoCopper
El JuncalRock Asphalt
El MunicipioClay, Brick Clay
El PuentePhosphorus-Phosphates
El SabrosoCopper
El Ultimo EsfuerzoClay, Brick Clay
EstambulLimestone, General, Marble, Dimension
FabiolaGold, Silver
Girardot (Surface)Phosphorus-Phosphates
GuacharacalLimestone, General, Marble, Dimension
La BodegaGold, Silver
La CanariaCopper
La CucarachaQuartz, Gemstone
La LejiaCopper
La LomaSilver, Gold
La MonedaPhosphorus-Phosphates
La ReformaRock Asphalt
La TigreraMercury
LemayaGold, Silver
Los HernandezBrick Clay
Mal NombreIron
Matagaima DistrictCopper, Gold, Silver
Natagaima (Underground)Copper
QuinonesClay, Brick Clay
Salomon UmanaClay, Brick Clay
San PedroMolybdenum
Santa RosaGold, Silver
TumbilincitoGold, Silver

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.