Land Use Data for Latitude 10.75 Longitude -73.75

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


Arhuaco de la Sierra Nevada Indigenous Reserve
Santa Marta montane forests ecoregion
Santa Marta páramo ecoregion
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (incl. Tayrona NP)
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park and surrounding areas

Agricultural Land Uses

Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Agriculture in protected areas


Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics sub-humid
Warm Tropics drylands




Cereals and cereal products

Growing Period (days)

120 to 149
150 to 179
180 to 209
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
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%

Slopes (degrees)

8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

20 to 30

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.