Land Use Data for Latitude -17.25 Longitude 45.75

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


Kasijy Special Reserve

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Warm Tropics sub-humid
Warm Tropics drylands



Growing Period (days)

150 to 179
180 to 209

Soil Types

Arenosols (Sandy)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Nitisols (Deep, well-drained, red, tropical soils with a clayey subsurface)
Regosols (Other)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
2 to 10

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

75 to 100

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.