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Science In Your Backyard: Arizona


  • U.S. Geological Survey - Arizona Water Science Center
    Water Resources Division
    520 N. Park Avenue, Suite 221
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    Phone: (520) 670-6671
    Fax: (520) 670-5592
    Office hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Time

  • U.S. Geological Survey, Astrogeology Science Center Site
    2255 N. Gemini Dr.
    Flagstaff, AZ 86001
    (928) 556-7000 (front desk)
    (928) 556-7014 (fax)

  • Southwest Biological Science Center

    2255 N. Gemini Drive
    Flagstaff, AZ 86001
    Phone: (928) 556-7094
    Fax: (928) 556-7092

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: AZ, NV), U.S. Geological Survey

    Western Region Geography
    345 Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    Phone: (619) 225-6430

  • Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

    University of Arizona
    104 Biological Sciences East Building
    Tucson, Arizona 85721
    Phone: 520-621-1959
    Fax: 520-621-8801

  • Western Mineral Resources Science Center, Tucson Office

    U.S. Geological SurveyDeConcini Building
    520 North Park Avenue, Room 355
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520) 670-5578
    Fax (520) 670-5571

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Arizona State Facts

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

Capital: Phoenix(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 113,635 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 6,392,017
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Humphreys Peak at 12,633 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Coconino
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Colorado River at 70 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Yuma
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Yavapai County approx. 55 miles east-southeast of Prescott
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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