Land Use Data for Latitude 28.75 Longitude -13.75

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


Coast between Corralejo and Tostón
Costa del norte de Fuerteventura
Dunas de Corralejo e Isla de Lobos
El Mojón
Island of Lobos
Janubio saltpans
La Geria
Lajares sandy plain-Cotillo-Ezquinzo
Lajares, Esquinzo y costa del Jarubio
Llanos de La Mareta y cantil del Rubicón
Morro Tabaiba-Morro de los Rincones-Vallebrón mountains
Plains of Mareta-Hoya de la Yegua
Salinas de Janubio
Sandy plain of Corralejo
Vallebrón y valles de Fimapaire y Fenimoy

Agricultural Land Uses

Urban land





Growing Period (days)

30 to 59

Soil Types

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


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

5 to 8
8 to 16

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

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.