Regional Geography
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National Forest Map and GIS Data

National Forest Map and GIS Data | Regional Geography |
What areas of the United States contain the densest amount of woody biomass?  Showing the conterminous United States, the intensity of biomass (a measure of the ...
Cam E's curator insight, January 29, 2014 2:08 PM

I was never aware just how heavily forested the east was in compared to the west and rest of the country. I've travelled through a couple states out in the swath without much forests, but they were states which were stereotypically known for their deserts and arid landscape, so it didn't surprise me too much. It's interesting to see some areas such as California on this map where you can see the human impact and deforestation to make way for cities and the like.

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