Land Use Data for Latitude -22.25 Longitude 46.75

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


Andringitra National Park
Andringitra National Park
Réserve Naturelle Intégrale d'Andringitra

Agricultural Land Uses

Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics sub-humid




Beans Dry
Rice Paddy

Growing Period (days)

210 to 239
240 to 269
270 to 299

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Ferralsols (Red and yellow tropical soils with a high content of sesquioxides)
Nitisols (Deep, well-drained, red, tropical soils with a clayey subsurface)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 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.