Land Use Data for Latitude -0.75 Longitude 11.75

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


Lopé Faunal Reserve
Parc National de la Lopé
West Sudanian savanna ecoregion


Warm Tropics humid

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Ferralsols (Red and yellow tropical soils with a high content of sesquioxides)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

75 to 100

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Ogooue MineManganese

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.