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Landsat Image Activity

Garden 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. In the upper right hand corner of the image explain the unique topography of the land that you see.
  9. In the middle of the image you can see different shade of green. Describe what you think might be the answer to this mystery.
  10. Name the National Wildlife Refuge found in this county.
  11. What is the river that flows in the bottom portion of this county? Why is the image appear red around the river?