Land Use Data for Latitude 37.25 Longitude -108.25

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


Mesa Verde National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Boreal drylands
Temperate drylands




Cereals and cereal products

Growing Period (days)

60 to 89

Soil Types

Regosols (Other)


Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%
Mountain > 2500

Slopes (degrees)

2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Sand and Gravel, Construction
 Fire Clay (Refractory)
(Facility) Omaha-Grant Smelter (Surface)Copper
A (Surface)Gypsum-Anhydrite, Gold
Allard Stock (Underground)Copper, Gold, Silver, PGE, Lead
Babcock Peak Magnetite DepositIron
Bell Hamilton Mine (Underground)Copper, Silver
Bessie G Mine (Underground)Gold, Silver, Tellurium
BillingsGold, Silver
Bluebell ClaimsSilver, Gold
Boren Ck Shaft (Underground)Gold, Silver
California DistrictCopper, Lead, Silver, Gold, Mercury, Vanadium, Uranium, Zinc, Tellurium, PGE, Iron
Camp BirdSulfur
Cherry Creek (Surface)Gypsum-Anhydrite, Gold
Euclid MineGold, Silver, Lead, Tellurium, Zinc, Antimony, Arsenic
Eureka-Bulldozer (Underground)Gold, Silver
Gold Rim Prospect (Underground)Gold
Goldorada Claims (Underground)Gold
Good Hope GroupUranium
Grand View (Underground)Gold
Gravel Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Gravel Pits (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Greenhorn (Underground)Silver
Honeydew (Underground)Lead, Copper, Gold, Silver, Zinc
Indian Trail Ridge Magnetite DepositIron
John Graves Manganese Prospect (Surface-Underground)Manganese, Iron
La Plata (Surface)Gold, Copper, Silver
Lewis Creek Adit (Underground)Gold, Silver
Mammoth (Underground)Gold
Mancos ClaimsGold
May Day (Underground)Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc
Mesa Verde Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Moonlight (Underground)Gold, Silver
Peerless MineGold
Rush Basin Bog Limonite DepositIron, Gold
Semanda Mining Property (Surface-Underground)Uranium, Vanadium
Shoo Fly (Underground)Gold, Silver
Shorty - Pinky ClaimsUranium, Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc
Silver Nugget, Lions DenSilver, Gold, Lead
Small Hope MineSilver, Gold, Copper
Stafford Claims (Underground)Gold
Swamp Copper DepositIron, Copper
Thunder MineLead, Zinc
UnkSand and Gravel, Construction
UnkGold, Silver
UnkVanadium, Coal
Victor (Underground)Gold, Silver

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.