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Landsat Image Activity

Lancaster 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. South of Lincoln there is a dark line of red. Identify what area is producing the red reflection.
  9. What color does cement/asphalt reflect?
  10. Identify as many lakes as you can in this county.