Land Use Data for Latitude 35.25 Longitude -83.75

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


Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land


Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products
Oil-bearing crops
Seed Cotton

Growing Period (days)

240 to 269
270 to 299

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)


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

Slopes (degrees)

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)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Andrews Quarry (Surface)Marble, Dimension
Beryl Pegmatite OccurrenceBeryllium
Blowing Spring Talc OccurrenceTalc-Soapstone
Bumgarner ProspectClay
C. M. Schlagel Iron ProspectIron
Columbia Marble Co. Talc ProspectTalc-Soapstone, Copper, Marble, Dimension, Sulfur, Lead
Columbia Marble Company Talc ProspectTalc-Soapstone, Sulfur-Pyrite, Copper, Zinc, Marble, Dimension, Lead
Eliot & Leatherwood Iron ProspectIron
Eliot and Leatherwood Iron ProspectIron
Flagstone Quarry (Surface)Stone, Dimension
Fred Enlow Farm (Surface)Manganese
Gay Bryant ProspectIron
George Luther Iron ProspectIron
George Luther ProspectIron
Grey Quarry (Surface)Marble, Dimension
Harrison Construction Company Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Hartsfield & Turner Talc ProspectTalc-Soapstone
Hartsfield and Turner Talc ProspectTalc-Soapstone
Hewitt Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Ira Beadles Prospect (Surface-Underground)Manganese
Iron ProspectIron
J. Van Davis ProspectIron
J. W. Cooper Iron ProspectIron, Manganese
J. W. Walker Iron ProspectIron, Manganese
J.W. Cooper ProspectIron, Manganese
Jesse Hooper Farm (Surface)Manganese
Jim Bradley (Surface)Manganese
Kitchen ProspectCopper
Kitchen ProspectIron, Copper
Mark Rogers PropertyVermiculite
Matherson Pit (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Mission Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Molybdenite OccurrenceMolybdenum
Palmer Talc ProspectTalc-Soapstone
Pounding Mill Creek (Surface)Manganese
Raleigh Taylor Quarry (Surface)Stone, Dimension
Rogers Iron ProspectIron
Rogers ProspectIron
Rubble Quarry (Surface)Marble, Dimension
Shooting CreekTitanium, Metal, Zirconium, Thorium
Shooting Creek PlacerTitanium, Metal
Silver Creek Flagstone Mine (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Tusquitte Creek Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Valley PlacerGold
Vineyard Creek (Surface)Manganese
Vineyard MountainManganese
Vineyard Mt. DepositManganese
W. P. Smith ProspectIron
W.E. Kitchens Prospect (Surface)Molybdenum
Warne-Sylva Kyn BeltKyanite
Wayne Hogsed (Surface)Manganese
Weber Talc ProspectTalc-Soapstone
Welch ProspectCopper, Gold, Silver
Welch ProspectIron, Copper, Gold, Silver
Whiting ProspectIron
Will Hall Farm (Surface)Manganese

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.