Land Use Data for Latitude -18.75 Longitude 48.25

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


Mantadia National Park
Réserve de Faune de Périnet Analamozaotra
Torotorofotsy Wetlands

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Forestry - Agro forestry
Forestry - Plantations
Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Intensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Mod. intensive pastoralism


Cool Tropic mixed
Warm Tropics perhumid




Bananas (also in forestry plantations)

Growing Period (days)

330 to 359

Soil Types

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


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

Slopes (degrees)

5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)

0 to 2
2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

50 to 75
75 to 100

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Ambatory+Analamy/Moramanga Prospect (Surface)Nickel
Ambatovy-Analamay, MadagascarNickel, Cobalt, Chromium, Titanium, Metal
Andasifahatelo Mine (Surface)Graphite
Faliarano (Surface)Graphite
Malagasy Republic Ni Laterite Deposit Near MoramangaNickel

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.