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Map of forest ownership in the conterminous United States. [Scale 1:7,500,000].Author(s): Mark D. Nelson; Greg C. Liknes; Brett J. Butler
Source: Res. Map NRS-2. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station.
Publication Series: Research Map (RMAP)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionThis map depicts the spatial distribution of forest land across the conterminous United States, in 2007, differentiated into public vs. private forest land, and the percentage of corporate ownership of private forest land. Notable differences between eastern and western United States are evident on the map. Over two-thirds of western forest land is publicly owned, the majority of which is administered by the U.S. Forest Service as National Forests. In the east, more than 80 percent of forest land is privately owned.
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CitationNelson, Mark D.; Liknes, Greg C.; Butler, Brett J. 2010. Map of forest ownership in the conterminous United States Scale 1:7,500,000. Res. Map NRS-2. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station.
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