Land Use Data for Latitude 42.25 Longitude -90.25

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


Mississippi Palisades State Park
Upper Miss. River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Rainfed agriculture (Subsistence/Commercial)
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land


Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products
Oil-bearing crops

Growing Period (days)

180 to 209

Soil Types

Phaeozems (Dark soils rich in organic matter)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
A Wilkins ProspectZinc
Bell ProspectZinc, Iron, Lead
Bellevue Pit & Plant (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Bellevue Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Betsy MineZinc, Lead
Birbeck ProspectIron, Zinc
Birkbeck ProspectZinc
Branegar #1 (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Branigar #4 (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Brown Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Distler Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Ensch ProspectZinc, Lead
Eustice Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Franks Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Gaus ProspectZinc, Lead
Gaus ProspectLead, Zinc
Glanville ProspectZinc, Lead
Gray MineZinc, Cadmium
Haggerty MineZinc, Lead
Hoffman Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Hoosier MineZinc, Lead
Hudson ProspectZinc
Illinois MineLead, Zinc
Kansas MineLead, Zinc
Limestone Prospect (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Little Corporal MineZinc, Lead
Little Gem Pit & Plant (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Lloyde Haas Quarry (Surface)Limestone, General
Magoon ProspectZinc, Lead
Magoon ProspectLead, Zinc
Marsden Black Jack MineZinc, Lead
Merry Widow MineZinc, Lead
Miles Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Mrs. J B Foeching ProspectZinc
Munchow ProspectZinc
Northwestern MineZinc, Lead
O Sincox ProspectZinc
Oldenburg MineZinc, Lead
Pataska Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Pilot Knob MineZinc, Lead
Preston Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Rockford Mining and Milling Co. MineLead, Zinc
Scales Mound ProspectZinc
Schaber ProspectZinc, Lead
Schaber ProspectLead, Zinc
Schultz Quarry (Surface)Limestone, General
Schultz Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Shelly Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
South Unity MineZinc, Lead
Southcott ProspectIron, Lead, Zinc
Spillane ProspectZinc, Lead
Spring Creek School ProspectZinc
Springbrook Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Springbrook-Lundin Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Stacy ProspectZinc
Sweet Home Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Taylor ProspectZinc, Lead
Taylor ProspectLead, Zinc
Ten Strike MineZinc, Lead
Theodore Volquaidts ProspectZinc
Thomson Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Turnbaugh Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Turner Sand Pit (Offshore)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Upper Mississippi Valley ProspectZinc, Lead
Upper Mississippi Valley ProspectLead, Zinc
Virtue ProspectZinc
Virtue Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Waters MineZinc, Lead
Wienen Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Yungbluth Quarry & Mill (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken

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.