Land Use Data for Latitude 68.25 Longitude 57.25

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


Northwest Russian-Novaya Zemlya tundra ecoregion
River Chernaya


Boreal drylands

Growing Period (days)

90 to 119

Soil Types

Histosols (Peat and muck soils)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2

Population Density (persons per km2)


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.