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Iowa Landsat State Mosaic

Detailed Description

Iowa gets its name from an Indian word meaning “land between two rivers.” It is the only state whose east and west borders are entirely formed by water: the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers.

Capital Des Moines

Image Source Landsat 8

Population 3,190,369

Number of Pixels 161,936,116

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