Land Use Data for Latitude 57.25 Longitude -156.75

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


Alaska Peninsula montane taiga ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Agriculture in protected areas


Boreal drylands

Growing Period (days)

120 to 149

Soil Types

Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0 to 0.5
0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Copper, Molybdenum

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.