Land Use Data for Latitude 24.75 Longitude -81.25

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


Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary


Warm Tropics sub-humid

Growing Period (days)

210 to 239

Soil Types

Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Big Pine Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Frank Keevan and Sons - Summerland Key MineLimestone, General
No Name Lake Pit (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Pinewood Materials - No Name KeyLimestone, General
Tarmac-Florida - Big Pine KeyLimestone, General
Tarmac-Florida - Cudjoe KeyLimestone, General

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.