Land Use Data for Latitude 8.25 Longitude -74.75

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


Magdalena-Urabá moist forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land
Bare areas - Extensive pastoralism
Bare areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Warm Tropics humid
Warm Tropics sub-humid



Growing Period (days)

240 to 269
270 to 299

Soil Types

Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

20 to 30

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Colorado DepositsGold
Nechi DepositsGold
Palomar DepositsGold

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.