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Center-pivot irrigation as US Postage Stamp
Center-pivot irrigation as US Postage Stamp
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Title: Center-pivot irrigation as US Postage Stamp


Garden City, KS, is at the heart of the American breadbasket where farmers grow corn, wheat and sorghum and raise cattle. Instead of relying on the rain, Garden City farmers use low-cost groundwater pumps and a technique called "center-pivot irrigation" to essentially mine for water locked deep underground.

Location: Garden City, KS, USA

Date Taken: 2011

Photographer: Landsat 7
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Photographer Organization: USGS/NASA

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File Details:
Type: JPEG image - 1.23 MB
Dimensions: 1545 x 1564
Resolution: 300 dpi

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