Land Use Data for Latitude 37.75 Longitude -122.75

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


Farallon National Wildlife Refuge
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Mount Tamalpais State Park
Muir Woods National Monument

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Temperate humid
Mediterranean humid



Growing Period (days)

180 to 209
210 to 239

Soil Types

Phaeozems (Dark soils rich in organic matter)


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
 Stone, Crushed/Broken
Copperopolis MineAsbestos
Escalle QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken
Escalle Quarry (Surface)Stone
Forbes QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken
Forbes Quarry (Surface)Stone
Greenbrae (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Greenbrae QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken
Hotaling (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken, Stone, Dimension
Mckinnan GulchCopper, Lead
Mckinnan GulchCopper
Mount Tamalpais Cemetery Quarry (Surface)Stone, Dimension, Stone, Crushed/Broken
Mt TamalpaisSilver
Mt. TamalpaisSilver
Pike GulchCopper
Point Bonita (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Point Bonita Fort BarryStone, Crushed/Broken
RandallGold, Silver
RandallSilver, Gold
Remillard Brick Co.Clay
Sausalito Point ProspectManganese
Union GulchCopper, Gold, Silver

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.