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Science In Your Backyard: Minnesota


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Minnesota State Facts

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

Capital: Saint Paul(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 79,610 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 5,303,925
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Eagle Mtn. at 2,301 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Cook
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Lake Superior at 601 feet
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Crow Wing County approx. 10 miles southwest of Brainerd
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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