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Science In Your Backyard: Nebraska


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Nebraska State Facts

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

Capital: Lincoln(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 76,872 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 1,826,341
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Panorama Point at 5,424 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Kimball
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Missouri River at 840 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Richardson
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Custer County approx. 10 miles northwest of Broken Bow
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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