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Science In Your Backyard: Maine


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Maine State Facts

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

Capital: Augusta(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 30,862 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 1,328,361
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Katahdin at 5,268 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Piscataquis
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Piscataquis County approx. 18 miles north of Dover
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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