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Table Lu01: Land Use in the Missouri Portion of the Grand River Basin

Table Lu01: Land Use in the Missouri Portion of the Grand River Basin

 

in 1987 (S. Baima, USDA-Soil Conservation Service, personal communication).
Watershed Cropland (Acres) Forest(Acres) Pasture(Acres) Other (Acres) Total Acres in Watershed
Upper Grand (above Chillicothe) 1,019,600 92,900 574,000 143,600 1,820,100
Lower Grand (below Chillicothe) 730,100 86,200 421,900 37,000 175,200
Thompson 397,600 23,600 202,000 43,200 666,400
Total Acres 2,147,300 202,700 1,197,900 223,800 3,771,700
Percent Land Use Type (60%) (5%) (32%) (6%)  

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