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Science In Your Backyard: Massachusetts


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Massachusetts State Facts

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

Capital: Boston(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 7,840 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 6,547,629
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Greylock at 3,491 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Berkshire
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Worcester County approx. North part of City of Worcester
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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