Land Use Data for Latitude 39.75 Longitude -77.25

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


Catoctin Mountain Park
Gettysburg National Military Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land
Open Water - Inland Fisheries


Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products

Growing Period (days)

180 to 209
210 to 239

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Alwine Brick Co. Clay Mine (Surface)Clay
Bethleham Mines Corporation (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Bethlehem Limestone Quarry (Surface)Dolomite, Limestone, General
Bigham ProspectCopper
Bingham ProspectCopper
Camp Ritchie (Underground)Copper
Cashtown Hematite OccurenceIron
Center Mills Prospect (Surface-Underground)Iron
Charmian Plant & Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Cole's Ore Bank ProspectIron
Cox Mines (Surface-Underground)Copper, Silver, Zinc, Lead
Culp Hill ProspectCopper
Eagle ProspectCopper
Eiler Prospect (Surface)Copper, Gold, Silver
Gettsburg Quarry & Mill (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Gettysburg Limestone Co. Quarry (Surface)Limestone, General
Headlight ProspectCopper
Herbert Mummurt Farm DepositIron
Kerr Hill Prospect (Surface-Underground)Iron
Legore Quarry (Surface)Calcium
Medford Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Mells Mine (Underground)Iron
Mountain View Mine (Surface-Underground)Copper, Gold, Lead, Silver, Zinc
Orrtanna Prospect (Underground)Iron
Reed Hill ProspectCopper
Robert D. Repp ProspectCopper
Rocky Ridge Pit (Surface)Clay
Roop Mine (Surface-Underground)Copper, Zinc
Russell ProspectCopper
S.W.Barrick & Sons, Inc (Surface)Calcium
Snively ProspectCopper
South Mountain ProspectCopper
Teeter Limestone Quarry (Surface)Limestone, General
Union Bridge Quarry & Cement Plant (Surface)Stone
Virgin Copper Mine (Underground)Copper
Virginia Mills Hematite OccurenceIron
WoodsboroBloating Material
Woodsboro QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken

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.