Land Use Data for Latitude 17.75 Longitude -63.25

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


Saba Marine Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Urban land


Warm Tropics sub-humid

Growing Period (days)

210 to 239

Soil Types

Andosols (Black soils of volcanic landscapes)
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

Population Density (persons per km2)

50 to 250
above 250

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.