Land Use Data for Latitude 11.75 Longitude 77.75

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


South Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Forestry - Agro forestry
Forestry - Plantations
Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation
Agriculture in protected areas
Urban land


Warm Tropics sub-humid
Warm Tropics drylands




Cereals and cereal products
Coffee Green (also in forestry plantations)
Rice Paddy

Growing Period (days)

120 to 149
150 to 179
180 to 209

Soil Types

Leptosols (Shallow soils)


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

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

40 to 50
50 to 75

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
(Facility) Mettur Refinery (Processing Plant)Aluminum
Mettur (Processing Plant)Aluminum, Contained or Metal

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.