Land Use Data for Latitude 27.25 Longitude 84.25

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


Chitwan National Park
Parsa Wildlife Reserve
Royal Chitwan National Park
Valmiki Tiger Reserve and Saraiyaman Lake

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation
Agriculture - Large scale Irrigation (>25% pixel size)
Agriculture in protected areas
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Subtopical humid
Subtropical drylands




Cereals and cereal products
Rice Paddy

Growing Period (days)

150 to 179
180 to 209

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Fluvisols (Soils developed in alluvial deposits)
Regosols (Other)


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

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
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.