Land Use Data for Latitude 68.25 Longitude -151.75

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


Gates of the Arctic National Park


Boreal drylands

Growing Period (days)

60 to 89
90 to 119

Soil Types

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


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

Slopes (degrees)

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
Anaktuvuk RiverPhosphorus-Phosphates, Vanadium, REE
Natvakruak LakePhosphorus-Phosphates
Natvakruak RiverPhosphorus-Phosphates, REE, Vanadium
Skimo Creek - East (Surface)Phosphorus-Phosphates
Skimo Creek - West (Surface)Phosphorus-Phosphates
Skimo Creek EastPhosphorus-Phosphates
Tiglukpuk CreekPhosphorus-Phosphates
Tiglukpuk Creek (Surface)Phosphorus-Phosphates, REE, Vanadium

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.