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Science In Your Backyard: Utah


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Utah State Facts

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

Capital: Salt Lake City(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 82,144 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 2,763,885
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Kings Peak at 13,528 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Duchesne
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Beaverdam Wash at 2,000 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Washington
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Sanpete County approx. 3 miles north of Manti
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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