Land Use Data for Latitude 40.25 Longitude -105.75

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


Rocky Mountain Biosphere Reserve

Agricultural Land Uses

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


Boreal drylands
Temperate drylands



Growing Period (days)

60 to 89

Soil Types

Chernozems (Black soils rich in organic matter)


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

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Silver, Copper
 Lead, Copper, Silver
 Sand and Gravel, Construction
 Silver, Lead, Zinc
Albion, Comanche, Maine, Washington, Penobscot, MonarchGold
Arapahoe Group of ClaimsGold
Atlantic, Milwaukee, Emma Daniels, Pennsylvania Gr, Black DiamondGold
B & MGold
B. and M.Gold, Silver
Beaver Mica MineMica
Big 5 (Underground)Gold, Silver
Big Five, Black JackGold
Brooks, Broome Co., Olympic, Nebraska, Beatrice, CraterGold
Catham LodeTungsten
Certified Reddi-Mix Inc (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Cheyenne, Modoc, Tiger # 1 & 2Gold
Copper King, Gold DropGold
DaisyGold, Tungsten
Dew Drop (Underground)Gold, Lead, Silver, Zinc
Dusty Flats prospectGold, Silver, Mercury
Eldorado QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken
Estes Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Fourth of July Mine (Underground)Gold, Silver
Fourth of July Mine (Underground)Copper
GaslightSilver, Copper
Gold CrystalGold
Golden QueenTungsten, Gold
Golden QueenGold, Tungsten, Silver
Golden Slipper, Bloomer, Parole, Protection, Johannesburg, Red LionGold
Gravel Pit (Underground)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Hallie ATungsten
Hallie A. Tungsten MineTungsten
Hi Ho (Underground)Silver, Zinc, Lead
High LonesomeCopper, Lead
Homestake, Silent Friend, Cumberland, Morning GloryGold
Iron DikeIron, Titanium, Metal
Jack ParkSilver
Leonidas, Olympia, Maymil A., Park PlacerGold
Lora claimsGold, Silver, Lead, Zinc
Monarch Harmon (Underground)Copper
New CaliforniaGold
Orifena, Gaslight, Empire, PennsylvaniaCopper, Silver
Park Placer, Protector, Klondyke, ChilcootGold
Red Cloud, Chicago, ColoradoGold
Silver King (Underground)Silver
Snowy Range MineLead, Gold
U.P.Gold, Silver
Ward DistrictGold, Tungsten, Copper
Ward RoseGold
Ward Rose (Underground)Gold, Silver
White RavenSilver, Lead, Gold
Wolverine MineLead, Zinc, Copper, Silver, 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.