Land Use Data for Latitude 47.25 Longitude -112.25

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


Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Temperate drylands




Cereals and cereal products
Oil-bearing crops

Growing Period (days)

60 to 89

Soil Types

Kastanozems (Dark brown soils rich in organic matter)


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

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Adams MineBarium-Barite
Auchard Creek Titanium/Iron OccurrenceTitanium, Metal, Iron
Bobby Boy LodeLead, Silver
Carbonate Hill (Underground)Lead
Dearborn River Titanium/Iron OccurrenceTitanium, Metal, Iron
Dog Creek Titanium/Iron OccurrenceTitanium, Metal, Iron
Eureka Claim (Surface-Underground)Gold, Silver
Gossan & Junior Claims (Surface)Lead
Hidden Vein Copper Deposit (Surface)Copper
Hog ClaimSilver, Lead
HogallLead, Silver
Kleinschmidt (Underground)Lead, Zinc
Lannigan Mountain AreaCopper, Barium-Barite, Silica
Lucky Bernice No. 3Lead, Copper, Gold, Silver
Magma (Surface-Underground)Lead, Gold, Silver, Zinc
Milliron (Underground)Lead
New Era (Underground)Copper, Gold, Silver
Oker MineGold, Lead, Silver
Old Silver Mine (Surface-Underground)Copper
R. T. C. Lode (Underground)Lead, Silver, Zinc
Red Rock Claims (Underground)Copper, Lead, Silver
Red Wing (Underground)Zinc, Lead
Roger's Pass' ClaimSilver, Lead
Rosetta Mine (Underground)Copper, Barium-Barite, Gold, Silver
Skyscraper (Underground)Lead, Zinc
The Reef Titanium/Iron OccurrenceIron, Titanium, Metal
Vesta #1 (Underground)Gold
Ward Thompson (Underground)Gold, Lead, Zinc
Willis Creek ProspectBarium-Barite, Copper
Wolf CreekBarium-Barite
Wolf Creek Bentonite OccurrenceBentonite

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.