Land Use Data for Latitude -3.75 Longitude 35.75

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


East African halophytics ecoregion
Lake Burungi
Lake Manyara National Park
Lake Manyara National Park
Tarangire National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Agriculture in protected areas
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics drylands




Bananas (also in forestry plantations)
Cereals and cereal products

Growing Period (days)

150 to 179
180 to 209
210 to 239

Soil Types

Andosols (Black soils of volcanic landscapes)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Nitisols (Deep, well-drained, red, tropical soils with a clayey subsurface)
Phaeozems (Dark soils rich in organic matter)
Solonchaks (Saline)
Solonetz (Alkali and sodic)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%
Mountain 1500-2500 m, slope > 2%
Mountain > 2500

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

40 to 50

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals

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.