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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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