Table Lu04: Natural Resources Inventory derived land use & estimates of land cover acreage of nonfederal lands and small waters

Natural Resources Inventory derived land use and estimates of land cover acreage of nonfederal lands and small waters (SCS 1997).
HYDROLOGIC UNIT CROPLAND PASTURE* RANGELAND* FOREST LAND MINOR LAND COVER/USE
MARMATON
1987 Acres** 245.3 (74.2%) 41.7 (12.6%) 0 (0%) 21.3 (6.5%) 1.6 (0.5%)
1982 Acres** 242.9 (73.5%) 39.4 (11.9%) 4.8 (1.5%) 21.5 (6.5%) 1.4 (0.4%)
LOWER MARAIS DES CYGNES RIVER
1987 Acres** 90.5 (39.4%) 120.3 (52.4%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
1982 Acres** 94.0 (41.0%) 116.9 (50.9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
LOWER OSAGE
1987 Acres** 125.0 (77.7%) 24.9 (15.5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5.7(3.5%)
1982 Acres** 102.2 (63.5%) 45.3 (28.2%) 2.4 (1.5%) 0 (0%) 5.8 (3.6%)
HARRY S TRUMAN RESERVOIR
1987 Acres** 256.4 (30.4%) 273.4 (32.4%) 0 (0%) 280(33.2%) 10.8(1.3%)
1982 Acres** 284.3 (33.7%) 203.2 (24.1%) 42.8 (5.1%) 280 (33.2%) 10.7 (1.3%)
HYDROLOGIC UNIT BUILD-UP & URBAN LAND RURAL TRANSPORTATION SMALL WATER AREAS TOTAL
MARMATON
1987 Acres** 5.6 (1.7%) 8.7 (2.6%) 6.3 (1.9%) 330.5
1982 Acres** 5.5 (1.7%) 8.7 (2.6%) 6.3 (1.9%)
LOWER MARAIS DES CYGNES RIVER
1987 Acres** 3.5 (1.5%) 15.1 (6.6%) 0.1 (0.04%) 229.5
1982 Acres** 3.5 (1.5%) 15.1 (6.6%) 0 (0%)
LOWER OSAGE
1987 Acres** 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5.3 (3.3%) 160.9
1982 Acres** 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 5.2 (3.2%)
HARRY S. TRUMAN RESERVOIR
1987 Acres** 1.8 (0.2%) 17.9 (2.1%) 2.4 (0.3%) 160.9
1982 Acres** 1.5 (0.2%) 17.9 (2.1%) 2.3 (0.3%)

* Pasture includes areas of non-native, or planted vegetation; range land includes areas of native vegetation.

** Figures are in thousands of acres.

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