Land Use Data for Latitude 42.25 Longitude 70.75

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


Aksu-Dzhabagly Nature Reserve
Aksu-Dzhabagly State Nature Reserve
Oygaing River Valley

Agricultural Land Uses

Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Bare areas - Extensive pastoralism
Bare areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Temperate drylands




Roots tubers
Sugar Beets

Growing Period (days)

60 to 89
90 to 119

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
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%

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)

2 to 10
10 to 50

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.