Land Use Data for Latitude 9.75 Longitude 118.75

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


Palawan Game Refuge
Palawan rain forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Agriculture in protected areas


Warm Tropics humid


Cereals and cereal products

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299

Soil Types



Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

5 to 8
16 to 30
30 to 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

20 to 30

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Bacungan Magnetite Deposit (Surface)Iron
Bacungan River-Liberty Mining ProChromium
Kalaodiong DepositsChromium
Palawan Nickel ProjectCobalt, Nickel

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.