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Science In Your Backyard: Oregon


  • Oregon Water Science Center
    2130 SW 5th Ave
    Portland, OR 97201
    Telephone: (503) 251-3200
    Fax: (503) 251-3470
    Office hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time

  • Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC) HQ Office

    777 NW 9th Street, Suite 400
    Corvallis, OR 97330
    Phone: (541) 750-1030
    Fax: (541) 750-1069

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: OR)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    Oregon Mapping Partnership Office
    10615 S.E. Cherry Blossom Drive
    Portland, OR 97216
    Phone: (253) 552-1682

  • Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

    Oregon State University
    104 Nash Hall
    Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
    Phone: 541-737-1938
    Fax: 541-737-3590

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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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