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North Dakota: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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North Dakota, located at the center of the North American continent, is bounded by Montana on the west, South Dakota on the south, Minnesota on the east, and the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan on the north. North Dakota encompasses 183,123 sq km (70,704 sq mi), of which 2% is surface water. The state ranks 19th in area of …

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Ohio: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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Ohio contains the edge of the Appalachian Mountains in the east and plains in the west. It is bordered by Indiana on the west, Michigan and Lake Erie on the north, and Pennsylvania and West Virginia on the east. The Ohio River follows the state’s southern border with West Virginia and Kentucky. Almost equidistant in its north-south and east-west dimensions, …

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Oklahoma: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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Oklahoma, located near the central part of the conterminous United States, has an area of 181,048 sq km (69,903 sq mi) and ranks 20th in size among the states. It is bordered by Kansas and Colorado on the north, by New Mexico on the west, by Texas on the west and south, and by Missouri and Arkansas on the east. …

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Oregon: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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Oregon, one of the states of the northwest, lies along the Pacific Ocean coast. It is bordered by the state of Washington on the north, Idaho on the east, and Nevada and California on the south. Oregon ranks 9th in area among the U.S. states with 254,819 sq km (98,386 sq mi), and 29th in population with 2,842,321 (1990 resident …

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Pennsylvania: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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Pennsylvania, one of the Middle Atlantic states, is bounded by Lake Erie and New York on the north, New Jersey on the east, Delaware and Maryland on the south, West Virginia on the south and west, and Ohio on the west. The state ranks 5th in population, exceeded only by New York, California, Texas, and Florida, and it ranks 33rd …

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Rhode Island: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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Rhode Island, one of the 13 original colonies and the smallest of the 50 states, is bounded on the north and east by Massachusetts, on the south by Rhode Island Sound, and on the west by Connecticut. The state is almost cut in two parts by NARRAGANSETT BAY, which reaches 45 km (28 mi) to the state capital of Providence. …

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South Carolina: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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South Carolina, the Palmetto State, was one of the original 13 U.S. states. Located on the Atlantic coast, it is bounded by North Carolina on the north and Georgia on the southwest. One of the smaller states, it ranks 40th in land area. The capital of South Carolina is COLUMBIA, located in the geographic center of the state. The state’s …

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South Dakota: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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South Dakota is located in the center of the North American continent, bounded on the north by North Dakota, on the east by Minnesota and Iowa, on the south by Nebraska, and on the west by Wyoming and Montana. Its area of 199,743 sq km (77,121 sq mi) ranks 17th in size among the U.S. states. The population is 696,004 …

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Tennessee: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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Tennessee, a southeastern state, stretches about 770 km (480 mi) from the Appalachian Mountains in the east to the Mississippi River in the west. It is bounded by Kentucky and Virginia on the north; North Carolina on the east; Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi on the south; and Arkansas and Missouri on the west. Tennessee was named for the great river …

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Utah: USA Encyclopedia For Students And Children

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Utah, centrally located in the Rocky Mountain region, midway between Canada and Mexico, Utah is bordered by Wyoming on the northeast, Colorado on the east, Arizona on the south, Nevada on the west, and Idaho on the north. Utah is the 11th largest state and the 3d highest, with an average elevation of 1,860 m (6,100 ft). Except for a projection …

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