Land Use Data for Latitude -8.75 Longitude -60.25

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


Madeira-Tapajós moist forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Plantations


Warm Tropics humid


Bananas (also in forestry plantations)

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299

Soil Types

Ferralsols (Red and yellow tropical soils with a high content of sesquioxides)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

20 to 30
50 to 75

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.