Land Use Data for Latitude 28.25 Longitude -14.25

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


Gully of Ajuí-Betancuria
Isthmus of Jandía sandy plain
La Playa del Matorral
Peninsula of Jandía
Sotavento beach
Tarajalejo mountain range



Growing Period (days)

30 to 59

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

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.