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Science In Your Backyard: Florida


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Florida State Facts

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

Capital: Tallahassee(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 53,927 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 18,801,310
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Britton Hill at 345 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Walton
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Hernando County approx. 12 miles north-northwest of Brooksville
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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