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Table Lu02: Land use/cover for the Arkansas portion of the White River watershed

Land use/cover for the Arkansas portion of the White River watershed.
Land Use/Cover 1992 estimate acres 1992 (%) 1987 estimate acres 1987 (%) 1982 estimate acres 1982 (%)
Cultivated Cropland 0 0.0 2,700 0.1 0 0.0
Noncultivated Cropland 12,100 0.6 18,000 0.9 15,400 0.8
Federal Land1 120,000 5.8 112,700 5.5 112,300 5.5
Forested Land 913,200 44.5 914,100 44.4 914,900 44.6
Pasture Land 772,800 37.6 783,300 38.0 798,800 38.9
Range Land 58,400 2.8 54,200 2.6 54,300 2.6
All Roads and Railroads 28,400 1.4 28,200 1.4 26,100 1.3
Urban 56,200 2.7 55,500 2.7 44,000 2.1
Large Water2 67,400 3.3 67,400 3.3 66,700 3.3
Small Water3 7,400 0.4 7,400 0.4 7,300 0.4
Miscellaneous 17,400 0.9 15,900 0.8 13,000 0.6

1 No land use/cover types have been indicated for federal land. The major Corps ofEngineer reservoirs have been added into the large water category but have not been subtracted from the Federal land total, so some overlap does occur.

2Indicates streams > 660 feet wide and lakes > 40 acres.

3Indicates streams < 660 feet wide and lakes < 40 acres.

Source: (Barney, T., NRCS, pers. comm.).

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