Land Use Data for Latitude -18.75 Longitude 35.75

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


Zambezi River Delta
Zambezian coastal flooded savanna ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Plantations
Agriculture - Large scale Irrigation (>25% pixel size)
Urban land


Warm Tropics sub-humid


Bananas (also in forestry plantations)
Beans Dry
Rice Paddy

Growing Period (days)

210 to 239
240 to 269

Soil Types

Arenosols (Sandy)
Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Fluvisols (Soils developed in alluvial deposits)
Vertisols (Heavy clay)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

above 100

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.