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Science In Your Backyard: Maine


  • Maine Water Science Center
    USGS Building
    196 Whitten Rd.
    Augusta, ME 04330
    Phone: (207) 622-8201
    Fax: (207) 622-8204
    Office hours: 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    New England Mapping Partnership Office
    10 Bearfoot Road
    Northborough, MA 01532
    Phone: (508) 490-5074

  • USGS Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

    5755 Nutting Hall, Room 258
    University of Maine
    Orono, ME 04469-5755
    Phone: 207-581-2870
    Fax: 207-581-2858

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Maine Real-Time Information:

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Maine State Facts

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

Capital: Augusta(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 30,862 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 1,328,361
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Mt. Katahdin at 5,268 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Piscataquis
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Piscataquis County approx. 18 miles north of Dover
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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