Wyoming

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Wyoming

The latitude and longitude coordinates are 41.0000 degrees N and 107.5000 degrees W

Old Faithful gyser at Yellowstone National park in action

The Wyoming state bird is the Western Meadowlark

Indian Paintbrush

The highest point in Wyoming is Gannett Peak, in the wind River Range, at 13,804 feet above sea level. The lowest point in Wyoming is the Belle Fourche River at 3,099 feet above sea level

The Wyoming state gemstone is the Jude

Area -97,818 square miles [wyoming is the 10th biggest state in the USA]Population - 582,658 (as of 2013) [wyoming is the least populous state in the USA]Major industries - farming (cattle, sheep), oil,natural gas, tourism.

In 1869, Wyoming became the first territory to allow women to vote. At the time, men in the territory out numbered women 6 to 1. Leaders hoped the new law would encourage more women to settle in Wyoming

WYOMING

State Abbreviation - WY State Capital - Cheyenne Largest City - Cheyenne Area - 97,818 square miles [Wyoming is the 10th biggest state in the USA] Population - 582,658 (as of 2013) [Wyoming is the least populous state in the USA] Name for Residents - Wyomingites Major Industries - farming (cattle, sheep), mining (coal, uranium), oil, natural gas, tourism

State Abbreviation - WY State Capital - Cheyenne Largest City - Cheyenne Area - 97,818 square miles [Wyoming is the 10th biggest state in the USA] Population - 582,658 (as of 2013) [Wyoming is the least populous state in the USA] Name for Residents - Wyomingites Major Industries - farming (cattle, sheep), mining (coal, uranium), oil, natural gas, tourism

In 1869, Wyoming became the first territory to allow women to vote. At the time, men in the territory outnumbered women six to one. Leaders hoped the new law would encourage more women to settle in Wyoming.

Wyoming became a state July 10, 1890

Major rivers- Bighorn River, Green River, Belle Fourche River, Powder River, North Platte RiverMajor lakes - Yellowstone lake, Glendo Reservoir, Bighorn Lake, Boysen Reservoir, Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Seminoe Reservoir, Alcova Reservoir, Keyhole Reservoir.


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