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Landsat Image Activity

Dawes County

  1. Describe the topography/geography of the land.
  2. Dry or Wet? How can you tell?
  3. Why does the topography/geography of the county look the way it does based on the location?
  4. What are the main uses of the land? Explain how you determined your answer.
  5. How do they water (irrigate) their crops?
  6. Look at the estimated rainfall for the state of Nebraska. Estimate the rainfall for this county.
  7. What is providing the farmers the water they need to irrigate their crops?
  8. Part of the image appear almost black. Based on where the county is located in Nebraska, identify what type of land form it is.
  9. The upper middle portion of this image shows different shades of green. What would be your explanation for this?
  10. Identify the Reservoir at the bottom of the image.