Land Use Data for Latitude 34.25 Longitude -118.75

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


Santa Clara River Valley
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Agriculture - Large scale Irrigation (>25% pixel size)
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Temperate drylands
Mediterranean drylands




Seed Cotton

Growing Period (days)

30 to 59
60 to 89
90 to 119
120 to 149
150 to 179

Soil Types

Regosols (Other)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%

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)

2 to 10

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Balcom Canyon Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Blue Diamond Pit No. 1 (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Blue Star Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Cic Prospect (Placer)Gold
Curtis-Hooker Corp. (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Emmed Placer, Et Al. (Placer)Gold
Grimes Canyon AreaUranium
Grimes Canyon Quarry (Surface)Pumice
Grimes Canyon Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Henley ClaimStone, Crushed/Broken
Mary Smith Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Oak Ridge Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
OvermanFullers Earth
Point Dume DepositDiatomite
Prospect MineCopper
Quality It (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Quality Rock Company Sand and Gravl (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Robinette (Placer)Gold
Scorella Placers (Placer)Gold
Sespe Creek Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Strathern Cattle Co.Uranium
Tapo Canyon Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Tapo Canyon Quarry (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Ventura MineNickel, Copper

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.