Land Use Data for Latitude 4.25 Longitude -56.25

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


Centraal Suriname Nature Reserve (CSNR)
Guianan moist forests ecoregion


Warm Tropics perhumid

Growing Period (days)

330 to 359

Soil Types

Arenosols (Sandy)
Ferralsols (Red and yellow tropical soils with a high content of sesquioxides)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

30 to 40

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Chromium, PGE, Platinum
KroetoebergAluminum, Kaolin
North of Plet RidgeChromium
Plet RidgeManganese, Molybdenum, Beryllium, Sodium, Tantalum

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.