Land Use Data for Latitude -22.25 Longitude -44.75

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


Itatiaia National Park
Parque Estadual da Serra do Papagaio
Parque Nacional de Itatiaia
Serra da Mantiqueira Environmental Protection Area

Agricultural Land Uses

Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Intensive pastoralism
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Cool Tropic mixed




Beans Dry
Cereals and cereal products
Coffee Green
Coffee Green (also in forestry plantations)
Grain (dried)
Oil-bearing crops
Rice Paddy
Stimulant crops
Sugar Cane
Sugar crops and sweeteners

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299

Soil Types

Ferralsols (Red and yellow tropical soils with a high content of sesquioxides)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)


Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%

Slopes (degrees)

5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

10 to 20
20 to 30
30 to 40

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Itatiaia BauxiteAluminum
Passa Quatro,Fazenda Boa Vista, Fazenda PalmeirasAluminum

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.