Table Lu01: Land use/cover for the Missouri portion of the White River watershed

Land use/cover for the Missouri portion of the White River watershed.
Land Use/ Cover 1992estimate (acres) 1992(%) 1987estimate(acres) 1987(%) 1982estimate(acres) 1982(%)
Cultivated Cropland 2,300 0.2 3,800 0.3 5,800 0.5
Noncultivated Cropland 39,400 3.1 33,400 2.6 29,000 2.3
Federal Land1 230,700 18.1 230,700 18.1 229,900 18.0
Forested Land 470,100 36.9 465,600 36.5 464,500 36.4
Pasture Land 333,600 26.2 346,700 27.2 358,700 28.1
Range Land 66,200 5.2 66,200 5.2 66,700 5.2
All Roads and Railroads 18,100 1.5 17,700 1.4 17,600 1.4
Urban 32,700 2.6 29,000 2.3 23,000 1.8
Large Water2 66,197 5.2 66,197 5.2 66,197 5.2
Small Water3 2,000 0.2 2,000 0.2 2,000 0.2
Miscellaneous 13,600 1.1 13,500 1.1 11,400 0.9

1 No land use/cover types have been indicated for federal land. The major Corps of Engineer 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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