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2007-06-10 06:00:21

By David Hendee, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jun. 10--Money flows from water, and irrigators know it. Farmers who recognize the value of water have reaped economic benefits from pumping Nebraska's underground wealth.


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Sandhills (Nebraska)
2013-04-18 23:21:59

The Sandhills, frequently written as Sand Hills, is a region of mixed-grass prairie on grass-stabilized sand dunes within north-central Nebraska, covering just over a quarter of the state. The dunes were established as a National Natural Landmark in the year 1984. The boundaries of the Sandhills are defined by various standards by different organizations. Depending on the definition, the region's area can be as small as 19,600 square miles or as large as 23,600 square miles. The dunes...

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edulcoration
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