Land Use Data for Latitude 43.25 Longitude 142.25

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


Hokkaido deciduous forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Mixture crops- moderate livestock and large scale irrigation
Urban land


Temperate humid



Growing Period (days)

180 to 209

Soil Types

Andosols (Black soils of volcanic landscapes)
Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Kanayama DepositPGE
Shimokawa (Underground)Copper
TakadomariIridium, Osmium, Ruthenium, Palladium, Rhodium, Gold, Platinum

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.