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Science In Your Backyard: Idaho


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Idaho State Facts

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

Capital: Boise(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 82,747 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 1,567,582
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Borah Peak at 12,662 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Custer
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Snake River at 710 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Nez Perce
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Custer County approx. at Custer, southwest of Challis
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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