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Oregon

This is what I have learned about Oregon throughout this project. Enjoy!
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maddy lieblein

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Oregon By: Maddy Lieblein
Places of Interest
Major Bodies of Water
Natural Resources
The State Flag
Population
Climate
The climate of Oregon is cold temperate. The percipitation averages 28 in. per year. The average January temperature is 32 degrees and the average July temperature is 66 degrees.
Land Type
The land type in Oregon is a lot of mountains. It also has the Great Basin (desert) and the High Desert.
State Tree
The state tree of Oregon is the Douglas-fir.
State Flower
The state flower of Oregon is the Oregon Grape.
State Bird
The state bird of Oregon is the Western Meadowlark.
State Nickname
Oregon's state nickname is the Beaver State.
When State entered union
Oregon entered the union on February 14, 1859. Oregon was the 33rd state to enter the U.S.
Famous People
Major Cities
Basic Map in
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Compare
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State Capital
The state capital of Oregon is Salem.
Population
The population of Oregon is 3,831,074 people. It is the 27th largest populated state in the United States.
Climate
The climate of Oregon is cold temperate. The all time high is 119 degrees and the all time low is -54 degrees. The average precipitation is 28in a year. The average January temperature is 32 degrees and the average July temperature is 66 degrees.
Land Type
The land type of Oregon is a lot of mountains. It also has the Great Basin (desert) and the High Desert.
Capital
The capital of Oregon is Salem.
State Tree
The state tree of Oregon is the Douglas- fir.
State Flower
The state flower of Oregon is the Oregon Grape.
Oregon By: Maddy Lieblein
State Bird
The state bird of Oregon is the Western Meadowlark.
State Nickname
Oregon's state nickname is the Beaver State.
Current Governor
The current governor of Oregon is John Kitzhaber.
When State Entered Union
Oregon entered the union on February 14, 1859. It was the 33rd state to enter the union.
Famous People
Phil Knight
Phil Knight is co-founder of Nike.
Famous People
Ty Burrell
He's a famous actor from playing Phil Dunphy on TV show Modern Family.
Famous People
Ahmad Rashad
He's a former NFL Wide Receiver who became a sports broadcaster.
Major Bodies of Water
Major Rivers
The John Day River
The Snake River
Major Bodies of Water
Major Lakes and Oceans
Crater Lake
The Pacific Ocean is the border of Oregon.
Natural Resources
One of Oregon's three major natural resources is lumber. There are vast forests and a lot of trees planted.
Natural Resources
Another one of Oregon's three major natural resources is salmon. Oregon has a large quantity of it.
Natural Resources
The final major natural resource of Oregon is wheat.
Major Cities
The major cities of Oregon are Astoria, Eugene, Portland, and Salem.
Astoria, Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Portland, Oregon
Salem, Oregon
Picture of the State Flag
The state flag has a different design on each side. It is navy blue and the designs are gold.
Front
Back
Places of Interest
Mount Hood
Mount Hood is a fun place to ski, snowboard, or hike.
Places of Interest
Japanese Gardens
The japanese gardens in Portland are considered the most authentic outside of Japan.
Places of Interest
Sea Lions Cave
You will go on an elevator taking you down 208 ft. to see the largest sea lion cage in America.
Basic State Map in
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This is the Oregon state map in color. It shows cities, water, and attractions.
Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast Oregon and Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Oregon
Same
Precipitation
Precipitation
The precipitation of PA is a lot more
than Oregon. It averages 41 inches
a year.
The precipitation of Oregon is less than PA. It only averages 28 inches a year.
Climate
Climate
The climate of PA has hot, humid
summers and cold winters. It has a
bigger temperature variety.
Oregon has a colder climate altogether and has less of a variety change through the summer and winter.
Population
Population
The population of PA is much larger
than the population of Oregon. Its
population is 12,702,379 people.
The population of Oregon is less than the population of Pennsylvania. Its population is only 3,831,074.
Oceans and Volcanoes
Physical Features
Pennsylvania does not have volcanoes
and oceans. Although PA used to have
active volcanoes, it does not anymore and
Pennsylvania is not on the coast like
Oregon is.
Oregon has many active volcanoes. Even though they most likely won't erupt, they could. Oregon also is on the coast and has the Pacific Ocean right next to it.
Capital
Both of the
capitals are not
the largest cities
in the state.
Mountains
They both have mountains.
Lots of them. A lot of mid-
west states don't.
Tourism
They both don have as much
tourism as other states do.
At least in the suburbs.
Natural Resources
One of both of their
main natural
resources is
lumber.
Thank You
I want to thank some resources for information:
World Book Online
Google Images
Google.com
Columbia River
Willamette River
The major rivers of Oregon are the Columbia River, Snake River, John Day River, and Willamette River.
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