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aCalculated as of Jun. 1, the beginning of the government's fiscal year. b There is some disparity between figures cited in different sources, including the two cited here, which is due to different ways of calculating the national domain. The figures used here are from official U.S. government calculations of 1912, "adjusted" in 1960. c Excludes Alaska Purchase (1867).

Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, Part 1 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975), 428; Otto Johnson, ed., 1996 Information Please Almanac, 49th ed. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996), 826.

aCalculated as of Jun. 1, the beginning of the government's fiscal year. b There is some disparity between figures cited in different sources, including the two cited here, which is due to different ways of calculating the national domain. The figures used here are from official U.S. government calculations of 1912, "adjusted" in 1960. c Excludes Alaska Purchase (1867).

Sources: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970, Part 1 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975), 428; Otto Johnson, ed., 1996 Information Please Almanac, 49th ed. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996), 826.

TABLE 1.5 LAND UTILIZATION BY TYPE, 1850-1870

(land in million acres)

TABLE 1.5 LAND UTILIZATION BY TYPE, 1850-1870

(land in million acres)

Year

Total Land in Farms

Cropland

Woodland

Land Not in Farms

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