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How did Nebraska get its name?

Étienne de Veniard, sieur de Bourgmont in 1714, named the majorriver flowing through the land the Nebraskier , which is anOto word meaning "flat water". (The French word f ( Full Answer )
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What is the abbreviation for Nebraska?

The abbreviation for Nebraska NE. Nebraska's abbreviation is NE. The postal abbreviation for Nebraska is NE. Another common abbreviation is Nebr.. NE NE NE NE
In Iowa

What borders Nebraska?

To the west, Wyoming and Colorado, to the north is South Dakota, to the East Iowa and Missouri, to the south Kansas
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What is the continent for Nebraska?

Nebraska. Country :- United States of America Sub Continent :- North America. Continent :- The Americas.. Hemispheres Northern and Western.. Planet: Earth.
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Where is Nebraska located?

Nebraska is located right in the middle of the country. It is south of North and South Dakota on the Great plains, and north of Kansas. To its west is Colorado and to the east ( Full Answer )
In Family Travel

What is there to do in Nebraska?

It all depends on what time of year you are visiting and what part of NE you are visiting... If you are looking for good family things to do we have the one and only Henry Doo ( Full Answer )
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Does Nebraska have deserts?

No, Nebraska has no true deserts. It does have large areas of semiarid grasslands but no deserts.
In Travel & Places

Does Nebraska have a panhandle?

The Nebraska panhandle is thewestern area of the state. It is a rectangular area that bordersthe states of South Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado.
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Is Nebraska in the US?

yes, it is located in the midwestern region of the United States. Nebraska is a major crop and cattle producer, feeding many families across america.
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Why is Nebraska unique?

First State to join the Union after the Civil War. . Lots of cattle and corn. . The only State with a unicameral legislature. All the members call themselves State Senat ( Full Answer )
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Where is Omaha Nebraska?

A few miles away from the border line of Nebraska and Iowa, and just north of the mouth of the Platte River. Just a little from carter lake. Actually not much.
In Ancient History

What is a Nebraska man?

a supposed human ancestor, based on the discovery of a single tooth that was later found to belong to an extinct pig
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What are facts about Nebraska?

1. FIRST TO INVENT STROBE LIGHTS.. 2. CAME UP WITH THE 911 EMERGENCY SYSTEM.. 3. UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN,NE HAS THE LARGEST WORKOUT ROOM/WEIGHT ROOM IN THE COUNTRY.. 4.THE CA ( Full Answer )
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Facts about Nebraska?

It has good soil aslo has a a ppcorn field also having to have many nea state friends
In Law & Legal Issues

Who is the congressperson from Nebraska?

Senators - Ben Nelson (the only Nebraska Democrat on the national level) & Chuck Hagel\n. \nRepresentitives - Jeff Fortenberry, Lee Terry, & Adrian Smith\n. \n(it took me ju ( Full Answer )
In History, Politics & Society

How did Nebraska get it nickname?

i think a college sports team was called the cornhuskers. it is the only nickname derived from a sports team.
In Travel & Places

Cities in Nebraska?

Omaha, Lincoln, Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney, Fremont, Hastings, Norfolk, North Platte, Columbus, Papillion, La Vista, Scottsbluff, Beatrice, South Sioux City, Lexington
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Where is Mullen Nebraska?

Mullen, Nebraska is located about 150 miles east of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, on the more Western side of the state. It is north of North Platte off of Highway 83, west of Thedfo ( Full Answer )
In Tornadoes

Are there tornadoes in Nebraska?

Yes. Tornadoes can occur just about anywhere but mostly occur in Tornado Alley, which includes Nebraska.
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Are there wolves in Nebraska?

Yes we have the eastern gray wolf and are considered a endangered species with an estamated 2300 to a posible 4000 left their population is on the rise and will soon be taken ( Full Answer )
In History of the United States

Is Nebraska dry?

Nebraska is typically a dry area, with much of it experiencing drought like conditions a lot of the time. However, Nebraska sits on the Ogallala Aquifer, which is one of the l ( Full Answer )
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Where are Nebraska feedlots?

Beef is a major industry in Nebraska. As such, there are feedlots all over the place! There really isn't a definable region of where they are and where they aren't.
In Sports

What is Nebraska popular for?

Nebraska is a state on the Great Plains of the Midwestern United States. Nebraska is the 16th most extensive, the 38th most populous, and the 8th least densely populated of t ( Full Answer )
In Landforms

What are the landforms in Nebraska?

Even though I live in Nebraska I don't know all of the landforms. I know for sure that Chimney Rock is a famous landform. It was used as a landmark for people who were followi ( Full Answer )
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What can you do in Nebraska?

You can go hiking,have a picnic,go to sporting events,and spend time outside.You may also look at the beauty in Nebraska.
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What do people do in Nebraska?

they trap, hunt, go on vacation there, hunt elk,. hunt deer, and get very cold.
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Is Nebraska big?

Nebraska has an area of 77,354 square miles which makes it the 16th largest US State. No, it would not be considered big if compared to Alaska, but it is king sized when compa ( Full Answer )
In Earthquakes

Was there an earthquake in Nebraska?

Since 1867, the year Nebraska became a state, at least 7 earthquakes have originated within Nebraska's boundaries. The strongest of these occurred on November 15, 1877 with an ( Full Answer )
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Where are the mountains in Nebraska?

Technically, there is not a mountain range in Nebraska. In the panhandle (west side) of the state there are the Wildcat Hills and the Scottsbluff National Monument, which is m ( Full Answer )
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What colleges are in Nebraska?

Private Colleges & University Name Address Bellevue University Bellevue Clarkson College Omaha College of Saint Mary Omaha Concordia University Seward Creighton Unive ( Full Answer )
In Snow and Ice

When will it snow in Nebraska?

Typically the snowiest months are December - February, although we do get snow as early as October and as late as May.
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Who is the governor of Nebraska?

The current Governor of Nebraska is Dave Heineman (R). Heineman assumed office as the 39th Governor of Nebraska on January 20, 2005 with the departure of Governor Mike Johan ( Full Answer )
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What is it like in Nebraska?

If you like fried chicken, sweet tea and larry the cable guy youll like nebraska. if u like arts and french cuisine and big city stuff youd like omaha; it really is in a class ( Full Answer )
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How are the people of Nebraska?

The people in Nebraska are very kind, they welcome you into their homes with open arms. i lived their for several years.
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What does Nebraska mean?

It is derived from the Oto Indian word nebrathka, meaning "flat water" (for the Platte River).