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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Upper Mississippi River Restoration (UMRR) Program Long Term Resource Monitoring (LTRM) element. 2000, 1890 UMRS Land Cover Land Use: La Crosse, WI, .


In the late 1880's and early 1900's the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) conducted an extensive high-resolution survey of the Mississippi River from Cairo, Illinois to Minneapolis, Minnesota. These data were published as a series of 89 survey maps and index. Other data on the maps that were not automated include; elevation contours, water depth soundings, proposed water control structures (e.g., wing dams), levees, benchmarks, railroads, and city streets. However, this information is available since these maps were scanned, georeferenced, and mosaicked by pool and are served on the Center’s web site. In addition to the mosaics, in the 1990's, the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) in conjunction with the Long Term [...]

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