Land Use Data for Latitude 38.25 Longitude 48.75

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


Abbas-abad dam
Astara-chai valley
Hirkan National Park
Lavandavil Wildlife Refuge

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Agriculture in protected areas
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Temperate humid
Temperate drylands



Growing Period (days)

150 to 179
180 to 209
210 to 239

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)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

50 to 75

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.