Land Use Data for Latitude -5.75 Longitude -54.25

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


Tapajós-Xingu moist forests ecoregion
Terra do Meio Ecological Station


Warm Tropics humid

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299

Soil Types



Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

30 to 40

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.