Land Use Data for Latitude 50.25 Longitude -4.25

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


Blackstone Point
Plymouth Sound and Estuaries
Tamar Estuaries Complex

Agricultural Land Uses

Urban land
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Temperate humid



Growing Period (days)

240 to 269
270 to 299
300 to 329
330 to 359

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)
Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)
Histosols (Peat and muck soils)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16

Population Density (persons per km2)

10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Hemerdon (Surface)Tungsten, Tin, Kaolin
Redmoor (Underground)Copper, Tin, Tungsten, Zinc, Silver

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.