Land Use Data for Latitude 38.75 Longitude -120.25

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


Desolation Wilderness Area
Sierra Nevada forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Urban land
Open Water - Inland Fisheries


Temperate drylands



Growing Period (days)

30 to 59
60 to 89

Soil Types



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

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

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

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
(Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Anderson PitStone
Anderson Pit (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Ft. GrizzlyGold
Gilmore Lake ProspectGold
Golden RuleGold
Gravel PitScandium
Gravel Pits (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction, Gold
Group of 14 ClaimsGold
Josie GroupGold
Josie Group 3 Claims, Josie and Josie I and IiGold
Louis JordanGold
Marshall and EstesGold
Mauk and Kendall (Placer)Gold
Orphan Boy Prospect (Underground)Gold, Silver
Placer (Placer)Gold
Plum Creek Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Quarry 1 (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Red GoldGold
Red Gold Mine (Surface)Gold
Robert LeeGold
Robert Lee Mine (Underground)Gold
Round Top (Underground)Gold, Copper, Lead
Scheel (Placer)Gold
Scheel John SchellGold
Spread EagleGold
Spread Eagle MineGold
Sunnyside PlacerGold
Tiger Creek DepositsClay
Twin Lakes Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Twin Pines Mine (Underground)Gold

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.