Land Use Data for Latitude -34.75 Longitude 19.75

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


Agulhas National Park
Groothagelkraal National Heritage Site
Heuningnes river and estuary system
Quoin Point Provincial Nature Reserve

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Forestry - Plantations
Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Mediterranean drylands




Bananas (also in forestry plantations)

Growing Period (days)

120 to 149
150 to 179

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Regosols (Other)
Solonetz (Alkali and sodic)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
2 to 10
10 to 50

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

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.