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Science In Your Backyard: Oregon


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Oregon State Facts

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

Capital: Salem(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 95,997 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 3,831,074
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Hood at 11,239 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Clackamas-Hood River
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Pacific Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Crook County approx. 25 miles south-southeast of Prineville
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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