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Science In Your Backyard: Montana


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Montana State Facts

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

Capital: Helena(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 145,552 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 989,415
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Granite Peak at 12,799 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Park
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Kootenai River at 1800 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Lincoln
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Fergus County approx. 11 miles west of Lewistown
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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