Land Use Data for Latitude -22.75 Longitude 14.75

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


30-Kilometre Beach: Walvis: Swakopmund
Mile 4 saltworks
Walvis Bay



Growing Period (days)

1 to 29

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Gypsisols (Soils with substantial accumulation of secondary calcium sulphate)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

40 to 50

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.