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Science In Your Backyard: Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands

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Puerto Rico State Facts

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

Capital: San Juan(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Highest Point:
Cerro de Punta at 4,390 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Ponce District
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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