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Unit 1: Set 1. The Natural World - Activity 1

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Using the map links provided here and your own research, complete the chart on North Dakota rainfall.  Then see what you can learn about agriculture in North Dakota.  Are the choices that farmers and ranchers make related to climate?


Average Annual Rainfall

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