Basically agricultural, about 29.02 square kilometres (11.20 sq mi) or 30.54% of the town's land area is devoted to crop production. Approximately 26.66 square kilometres (10.29 sq mi) of riceland in Santa Maria are rain-fed and 2.36 square kilometres (0.91 sq mi) are irrigated. An area of 32.74 square kilometres (12.64 sq mi) are classified as non- productive agricultural area or open grasslands.
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... David D ... Mallory began commercial mining of the hill's silica in 1870 (Haynes and Boylan 1976) the quarry closed when the Mashantucket Pequots acquired the land in 1994 ...
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