Land Use Data for Latitude 56.75 Longitude -5.75

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


Beinn Iadain and Beinn na h`Uamha
Claish Moss and Kentra Moss
Claish Moss National Nature Reserve
Glen Beasdale
Loch Moidart and Loch Shiel Woods
Morvern Woods
Sound of Arisaig (Loch Ailort to Loch Ceann Traigh)

Agricultural Land Uses

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


Boreal drylands
Temperate humid



Growing Period (days)

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)
Histosols (Peat and muck soils)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

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.