Land Use Data for Latitude 47.25 Longitude -91.25

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


Western Great Lakes forests ecoregion


Temperate humid
Temperate drylands

Growing Period (days)

150 to 179
180 to 209

Soil Types



Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
American John Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
E.W. Davis Works (Processing Plant)Iron
Lake and Cook County Anorthosite (Surface)Aluminum, Calcium, Iron, Silica, Sodium, Titanium
Northshore I Pellet Plant (Processing Plant)Iron
Northshore Mining Ii Pellet Plant (Processing Plant)Iron
Silver Bay Plant (Processing Plant)Iron
Thompson Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction

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.