Land Use Data for Latitude 18.75 Longitude 12.75

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


South Saharan steppe and woodlands ecoregion



Growing Period (days)

1 to 29

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

above 100

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.