Land Use Data for Latitude 59.25 Longitude -139.75

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


Blacksand Spit
Pacific Coastal Mountain icefields and tundra ecoregion


Boreal drylands

Growing Period (days)

120 to 149
150 to 179

Soil Types

Leptosols (Shallow soils)
Sand Dunes


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

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

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Situk BeachTitanium, PGE, Iron, Gold
Yakutat BeachGold, Iron, Tungsten
Yakutat Beach (Placer)Gold, Iron, Titanium
Yakutat Beach Gold Beach Placer OccurrenceGold, Iron, Tungsten, Titanium, Metal

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.