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Kit Carson County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 15,205 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous10,54869%
Freshwater Shrub 105< 1%
Freshwater Forested 8666%
Ponds 1671%
Lakes 0None
Rivers 2,75918%
Other 6674%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 0< 1%
Dammed 0None
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 92< 1%
Modified by Beaver 0None




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress5,485< 1%
Low Stress156,69811%
Moderate Stress450,04833%
High Stress515,89437%
Severe Stress255,74318%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,383,868 acres 5,600 sq km
Maximum elevation 5,293 ft 1,614 m
Minimum elevation 3,659 ft 1,116 m
Average elevation 4,419 ft 1,347 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 0 None
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 49,528 4%
 Colorado State Land Board49,5284%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 1,334,340 96%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 1,383,868100%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains113,4028%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains737,43853%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains533,02839%