Land Use Data for Latitude 9.25 Longitude -79.75

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


Barro Colorado Island
Barro Colorado Nature Monument
Camino de Cruces National Park
Panama Canal West Bank
San Lorenzo National Park
SoberanĂ­a National Park
Soberania National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Agriculture in protected areas


Warm Tropics humid


Cereals and cereal products
Grain (dried)

Growing Period (days)

300 to 329

Soil Types

Nitisols (Deep, well-drained, red, tropical soils with a clayey subsurface)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
8 to 16

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

10 to 20

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Clay, Limestone, General
 Sand and Gravel, Construction
 Limestone, General
Cerro CabraGold
Hyatt Mine No. 2Manganese
Rio Agua SuciaManganese
Rio Boqueron AreaManganese
Rio PiedraGold
Santa RitaGold

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.