Land Use Data for Latitude 22.25 Longitude -15.75

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


Atlantic coastal desert ecoregion
Dakhla area
Dakhla National Park



Growing Period (days)

1 to 29

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5

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.