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Science In Your Backyard: Michigan


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Michigan State Facts

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

Capital: Lansing(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 56,804 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 9,883,640
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Arvon at 1,979 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Baraga
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Lake Erie at 571 feet
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Wexford County approx. 5 miles north-northwest of Cadillac
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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