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Science In Your Backyard: Maryland


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Maryland State Facts

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

Capital: Annapolis(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 9,774 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 5,773,552
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Backbone Mtn. at 3,360 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Garrett
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Prince Georges County approx. 4 1/2 miles northwest of Davidsonville
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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