Land Use Data for Latitude 62.25 Longitude -147.25

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


Alaska-St. Elias Range tundra ecoregion

Agricultural Land Uses

Grasslands - Extensive pastoralism
Open Water - Inland Fisheries


Boreal drylands



Growing Period (days)

90 to 119
120 to 149

Soil Types

Gleysols (Soils with clear signs of groundwater influence)


Plain or plateau
Mountain 800-1500 m, slope > 5%

Slopes (degrees)

0.5 to 2
2 to 5
5 to 8
8 to 16
16 to 30

Population Density (persons per km2)


Infant mortality (per 1000 live births)

2 to 5

Mineral Extraction

Site Name (Type)Minerals
Buchia CreekGold
Cottonwood Creek (Placer)Gold
Daisy CreekGold
Fourth of July CreekGold
Grizzly Creek (Placer)Gold
Horn MountainsZeolites
Joe CreekGold
Nicolie CreekGold
Old Man Creek (Placer)Gold
Red CreekGold
Sallys Big Nugget (Placer)Gold
Sanona Creek (Placer)Gold
Sleigh CreekGold
Tyone Creek (Placer)Gold, PGE
Walker CreekGold
White Sand Creek (Placer)Gold
Willow Creek (Placer)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.