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Summary Report, 1997 NRI, Revised December 2000 - Table 6

Table 6 - Changes in land cover/use between 1982 and 1987
(data per 1,000 acres)
Land cover/use in 1982 Land cover/use in 1987 1982 total
Cropland CRP land Pasture-
land
Rangeland Forest land Other rural land Developed land Water areas & federal land
Cropland 392,191.6 12,809.9 9,875.4 1,021.0 1,819.9 969.9 1,843.2 423.1 420,954.0
Pastureland 8,808.6 580.7 114,691.6 872.4 5,164.3 597.1 1,004.6 286.7 132,006.0
Rangeland 3,631.8 325.8 1,426.1 407,481.5 675.4 474.2 902.5 1,822.1 416,739.4
Forest land 1,003.2 51.3 1,558.4 402.8 396,191.6 594.1 2,564.9 971.9 403,338.2
Other rural land 596.6 33.4 373.3 108.3 908.0 47,227.5 161.6 239.6 49,648.3
Developed land 92.6 0.0 27.8 29.8 68.3 3.2 73,023.7 0.4 73,245.8
Water areas and federal land 314.7 0.0 161.8 1,188.4 428.9 64.5 4.0 446,035.7 448,198.0
1987 total 406,639.1 13,801.1 128,114.4 411,104.2 405,256.4 49,930.5 79,504.5 449,779.5 1,944,129.7

 

1982 land cover/use totals are listed in the right hand vertical column, titled "1982 total". 1987 land cover/use totals are listed in the bottom horizontal row, titled "1987 total". The number at the intersection of rows and columns with the same land cover/use designation represents acres that did not change from 1982 to 1987. Reading to the right or left of this number are the acres that were lost to another cover/use by 1987. Reading up or down from this number are the acres that were gained from another cover/use by 1987.



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