Land Use Data for Latitude 41.75 Longitude -73.25

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


Northeastern coastal forests ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Forestry - Pastoralism if moderate or higher
Urban land


Temperate humid



Growing Period (days)

180 to 209
210 to 239

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

Population Density (persons per km2)

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

Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5
5 to 10

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Basalt Rock Quarry No. Ej-008Stone, Crushed/Broken
Basalt Rock Quarry No. Ej-009Stone, Crushed/Broken
Basalt Rock Quarry No. Ej-012Stone, Crushed/Broken
Bethmor Mine (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Blc Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Bogue MillStone, Crushed/Broken
Bogue Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Buck Hill Magnetite MineIron
Colonial Sand & Gravel Co. Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Comstock Biotite Granite Rock ProspectStone
Comstock ProspectGranite
Connecticut Sand & Gravel Co. Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Crissey Granite Gneiss Rock QuarryStone, Dimension
Da Pa Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Dorvel Metallurgical/Harwinton, Ct. (Processing Plant)Copper
Drzal Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Falls Village Quarry (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken, Marble, Dimension
Gneiss Rock Quarry No. Ej-010Stone
Granite Gneiss Rock QuarryStone
Granitic Gneiss Rock Quarry No. Ej-006Stone
Green Mountain Mine (Surface)Feldspar, Mica
Hodges Nickel and Sulfide ProspectCopper, Nickel, Sulfur
Iffland Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Judds Bridge Kyanite ProspectsKyanite
Limestone Rock Quarries No. Fi-009Stone
Limestone Rock Quarry No. Fi-008Stone
Mount ProspectNickel
Nickel Sulfide Prospect No. Fj-007Sulfur, Iron, Nickel
Nickel Sulfide Prospect No. Fj-009Sulfur, Iron, Nickel
Northwestern Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Nutmeg Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Osborne Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Pearl Lake Road Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Pyrite Occurrence No. Fj-022Sulfur-Pyrite
Quarry No. 1 - Woodbury (Surface)Stone, Crushed/Broken
Quarry No. 2 Southbury (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Robert Kovacs Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Roxbury Falls Kyanite OccurrenceKyanite
Sega Sand & Gravel Pit (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Squash Hollow (Surface)Sand and Gravel, Construction
Thomaston Fluorite and Sulfide OccurrenceIron, Fluorine-Fluorite, Lead
Upper Merryall Pegmatite QuarryFeldspar, Quartz
Wolcott 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.