Land Use Data for Latitude 35.75 Longitude -83.75

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


Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Cropped Agriculture with mod. intensive livestock
Cropped Agriculture with intensive livestock
Urban land


Temperate humid




Cereals and cereal products
Oil-bearing crops
Seed Cotton

Growing Period (days)

270 to 299

Soil Types

Cambisols (Horizon differentiation in the subsoil evident from changes in structure, colour, clay content or carbonate content)


Plain or plateau

Slopes (degrees)

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

2 to 10
10 to 50
50 to 250
above 250

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
 Copper, Iron
Alcoa Reduction Works (Processing Plant)Aluminum, Contained or Metal
Appalachian Marble Co. ProspectMarble, Dimension
Asbury Pit (Surface)Calcium
Asbury QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, High Calcium
Blockhouse Iron ProspectIron
Calhoun ProspectCopper, Zinc
Caney Branch QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken
City Quarry KnoxvilleStone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, General
Creswell Bros. Dredge (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Forks of the River Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Hodges Sand Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Iron ProspectIron
Kincaid Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Knoxville Quarry (Surface)Clay
Knoxville Sand & Gravel PlantSand and Gravel, Construction
Lead ProspectLead
Marbledale QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, General
Maryville Plant # 524 QuarryStone, Crushed/Broken, Limestone, General
Maryville Plant #524 & Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Plant No. 1 (Processing Plant)Calcium
Riverside Mine (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Sand Machine No 1 (Offshore)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Sevierville Plant #508Limestone, General, Stone, Crushed/Broken
Sevierville Quarry & Plant #508 (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Silers Bald ProspectLead, Copper
Silers Bald ProspectsLead, Copper
Townsend ProspectManganese
Trotter Zinc ProspectZinc, Iron
Westfeldt ProspectCopper, Zinc
Westfeldt ProspectIron, Copper, Zinc
Williams QuarryLimestone, High Calcium

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.