Land Use Data for Latitude 54.75 Longitude -4.25

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


Burrow Head
Cairnsmore of Fleet, Silver Flowe, and Merrick Kells
Carsegowan Moss
Galloway Oakwoods
Loch Ken and Dee Marshes
Wigtown Bay

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Open Water - Inland Fisheries


Boreal drylands
Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products

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)
Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)
Histosols (Peat and muck soils)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250

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.