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Science In Your Backyard: Missouri


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Missouri State Facts

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

Capital: Jefferson City(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 68,886 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 5,988,927
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Taum Sauk Mtn. at 1,772 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Iron
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
St. Francis River at 230 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Dunklin
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Miller County approx. 20 miles southwest of Jefferson City
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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