Land Use Data for Latitude 62.25 Longitude -142.75

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


Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve

Agricultural Land Uses

Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Sparsely vegetated areas - Extensive pastoralism
Open Water - Inland Fisheries


Boreal drylands



Growing Period (days)

60 to 89
90 to 119

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)
Leptosols (Shallow soils)


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

Slopes (degrees)

5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30
30 to 45
above 45

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Iron, Copper
 Gold, Cobalt
 Copper, Zinc
 Copper, Lead
 Copper, Lead, Zinc
 Lead, Zinc, Gold, Silver, Copper
 Gold, Lead, Zinc
 Copper, Zinc, Lead
 Copper, Molybdenum
Bond CreekMolybdenum, Copper, Gold, Silver
Bond CreekCopper, Molybdenum
Bond CreekCopper, Molybdenum, Gold, Silver
Bond Creek ProspectCopper, Gold, Silver, Molybdenum
Camp CreekCopper
Cross CreekSilver, Lead, Zinc, Copper
Cross CreekCopper, Lead, Silver, Zinc
East Fork Porphyry MolybdenumMolybdenum
Gay 1-4Gold, Cobalt
Lemon ClaimsCopper, Gold, Silver, Zinc, Iron
Lemon claimsCopper, Zinc, Iron
M.S. 1414 (Placer)Copper, Gold, Molybdenum, Silver
Monte Cristo CreekGold
Monte Cristo CreekCopper
N. W. ExplorerCopper, Gold, Molybdenum, Silver
NabesnaGold, Silver
Nabesna GlacierGold, Zinc, Copper
Nabesna GlacierCopper, Zinc
Nabesna RiverCopper
NabobCopper, Gold
Orange HillCopper, Molybdenum, Gold, Silver
Orange HillMolybdenum, Copper, Gold, Silver
Orange Hill (Surface)Copper, Molybdenum, Gold, Zinc
Orange Hill ProspectCopper, Molybdenum, Silver, Gold
Platinum Creek (Placer)Platinum
ReboCopper, Gold
SheepheadCopper, Gold, Iron

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.