Land Use Data for Latitude 22.75 Longitude 44.25

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


Red Sea Nubo-Sindian tropical desert and semi-desert ecoregion



Growing Period (days)

1 to 29

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Sand Dunes


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

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)

20 to 30

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.