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Science In Your Backyard: Arkansas


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Arkansas State Facts

Image of Arkansas with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Little Rock(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 52,068 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 2,915,918
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Magazine Mtn. at 2,753 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Logan
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Ouachita River at 55 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Ashley-Union
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Pulaski County approx. 12 miles northwest of Little Rock
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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