Idaho’s largest cities are Boise, Nampa, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Meridian, Coeur D'Alene, Twin Falls, Lewiston,Caldwell, Moscow. Idaho’s wildlife is abundant. Large animals in Idaho are elk, deer, moose,bears,coyotes, antelope, mountain sheep, and goats. Industries and produce are closely related to its natural resources. Idaho is in the Pacific Northwest.
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A major part of Oklahoma is its capital city Oklahoma City, which is where I was born and raised. Much of the western land of Oklahoma was part of the "unassigned land" including present day Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City is Oklahoma’s largest city in the state. Oklahoma has a big population and is currently 29th among United States cities in population. A 2012 census shows the population count of Oklahoma City is 599,199 residents.
Pinus lambertiana, commonly known as the sugar pine, is found on the west coast in the mountains of Nevada, California, Oregon and Mexico. The sugar pine is the tallest of all pines and has the longest cones of any conifer. It is very important in these regions for both economical purposes and the environment. (Habeck) The sugar pine is said to be the worlds largest pine, growing to nearly 200 feet tall with a trunk diameter of seven feet. (About sugar pine) The tallest recorded sugar pine still alive today, however, is 255 feet tall with a seven and a half foot diameter.
Introduction Coal mining in the United States is a major industry. In 2012, the coal mining industry employed nearly 90,000 people . The Black Mesa Complex in Northern Arizona consists of two seperate coal mines, the Kayenta mine and the Black Mesa coal mines. Both mines are owned and operated by Peabody Western Coal Company (PWCC). The mines are located 10 miles southwest of Kayenta, AZ.
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Yellowstone sits on a Plateau at an elevation of about 8,000 feet. The Rocky Mountains surround the plateau on almost all sides, which can be as high as 11,358 feet at the top of Eagle Peak. The Park also has one of the world’s largest petrified forests, which are fossilized remains ... ... middle of paper ... ... bill to make The Grand Canyon a national park was made in 1882 and if it had passed the Grand Canyon would have been the 2nd national park in the U.S., never the less, Harrison established the Grand Canyon Forest Reserve and Roosevelt established the Grand Canyon Game Preserve. Woodrow Wilson eventually signed the Grand Canyon National Park act in 1919. The Canyon is most known for its massive size and numerous layers of colorful rock reaching the Colorado River below.
Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park is one of the largest and oldest national parks in American history. Yellowstone was the first park to be protected by private investment on March 1, 1872, and the first to be put under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service in 1918, no doubt due to its unique and inspiring landscape and geothermal features. In fact, Yellowstone National Park is home to half of the world’s total hydrothermal features. These awesome attractions draw an incredible amount of visitors, an average of two to three million each year, to Yellowstone’s immense landscape. The park has a total size of 28,125 square miles, is found in three distinct states, and is considered to be one of the largest intact temperate zone ecosystems in the world today (Yellowstone National Park Official Homepage).