Land Use Data for Latitude 38.25 Longitude -111.25

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


Capital Reef National Park
Parker Mountain

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Grasslands - Mod. intensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Extensive pastoralism
Shrubs - Mod. intensive pastoralism





Growing Period (days)

30 to 59
60 to 89

Soil Types

Calcisols (Substantial accumulation of secondary lime)
Fluvisols (Soils developed in alluvial deposits)
Phaeozems (Dark soils rich in organic matter)
Regosols (Other)


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

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Barney Clay DepositFire Clay (Refractory)
Bear CanyonUranium
Birch Spring ProspectUranium, Copper, Vanadium
Blacks Claim (Underground)Uranium
Boulder MountainManganese
Capitol Reef GypsumGypsum-Anhydrite
Collins ClaimsUranium
Cooks Mesa ProspectUranium
Dirty Shame 7 (Underground)Uranium
Fremont Assoc. #1Uranium, Copper
Group # 25 ProspectCopper
Holt Draw Uranium ProspectUranium
Joker Jack No. 1 ProspectUranium
Lion Mountain GypsumGypsum-Anhydrite
Moroni Slopes GypsumGypsum-Anhydrite
North Coleman Canyon (Underground)Copper, Uranium
Notom Bench JasperGemstone
Notom Mine (Underground)Uranium
Oak Creek ClaimsUranium
Old Faithful #2 ProspectCopper
Sorry SightUranium
South Desert GypsumGypsum-Anhydrite
Spring Gulch Manganese DepositManganese
Spring Gulch Mawganese DepositManganese
Sulphur Creek Copper ProspectCopper, Lead
Sulphur Creek ProspectUranium
Twin Peaks Uranium ProspectUranium
Waterpocket Fold GypsumGypsum-Anhydrite
Wood Bench Uranium OccuranceUranium

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.