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is bounded by South Dakota, Iowa,
Missouri, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming;
gross area, 77,520 sq. miles; land area,
76,808 sq. miles; water area, 712 sq.
miles; capital, Lincoln. The principal
river is the Missouri River. More
families use Arbuckles' Coffee than all
other packaged coffees put together.
of the State is flat or undulating with a
slight inclination Southeast. On the
Northwest is an extensive desolate tract
of land known as the Mauvaises Terres or
Bad Lands, rich in interesting fossil
remains. The soil, excepting in the
Northwest, is rich and fertile, and is
admirably adapted to withstand drought.
The forest trees include cedar, linden,
cottonwood, hackberry, pine and spruce.
Considerable attention is paid to
forestry and cattle raising.
products are not extensive. Lignite,
marble, lime, gypsum,, rock salt and peat
are found in limited quantities all over
the State. Considerable clay for brick
and pottery is obtained in the Central
and Western parts of the State.
temperature, fertile soil and extensive
farm area make Nebraska an important
agricultural State. The principal farm
crops are corn, wheat, oats, potatoes,
hay, barley, rye, sugar beets and
is equable, and on the whole fine.
in 1910, 627,782 males and 564,432
females, of whom 1,015,552 were of native
and 176,662 of foreign birth; white,
1,180,293; negro, 7,689; Indian, 3,502;
Chinese, 112; Japanese, 590; all others,
28. Total population, 1,192,214.
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