Land Use Data for Latitude -28.75 Longitude -67.75

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


High Monte ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Bare areas - Extensive pastoralism





Growing Period (days)

30 to 59

Soil Types

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


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)

50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

10 to 20

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Agua De La Falda ProspectBarium-Barite, Copper
Alicia OccurrenceMineral Pigments
Australia OccurrenceCopper
Badillo I-Vii ProspectTungsten
Cerrito Blanco ProspectLead
Cienguita De San Nicolas OccurrenceGraphite
Condor I-Ii-Iii OccurrenceMineral Pigments
Consuelo OccurrenceGold
Corral Amarillo QuarryMineral Pigments
El Rodeo OccurrenceGold
El Tocino OccurrenceLead, Zinc, Silver
Inma OccurrenceManganese
La Escondida I, Ii, Iii ProspectTungsten
Las Cuevas OccurrenceLead, Zinc, Silver
Las Veredas OccurrenceSelenium
Mal Paso I-Ii OccurrenceGold
Mogote Rio Blanco, GrupoGold, Copper
Nevados Del FamatinaMolybdenum, Copper, Gold
Ofir MineCopper, Gold, Silver
Pozo Verde ProspectTungsten
Quebrada El Salto ProspectLead
Ramblones PlacerGold
Rio Amarillo PlacerGold
Rio Blanco PlacerGold
Salto Negro OccurrenceZinc, Lead, Silver
San Antonio OccurrenceLead, Silver, Zinc
Santa Rosa, DistritoCopper
Sotram ProspectCopper
Virgen Del Valle OccurrenceGraphite

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.