Land Use Data for Latitude -24.25 Longitude 47.25

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


Anosy Mountains

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Agro forestry
Forestry - Plantations
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation


Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics perhumid
Warm Tropics humid




Beans Dry
Cereals and cereal products
Coffee Green
Coffee Green (also in forestry plantations)
Rice Paddy
Stimulant crops

Growing Period (days)

300 to 329
330 to 359

Soil Types

Ferralsols (Red and yellow tropical soils with a high content of sesquioxides)
Regosols (Other)


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
above 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.