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California is a geographically diverse state characterized by a variety of landforms. Some major landforms in California are the Yosemite Half Dome, the San Francisco Bay, Death Valley and Lake Tahoe. More »

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A landform region is a specific area that is made up of the same major landforms, such as plains, mountains or plateaus. Landforms can be described as any natural feature that is on the earth's surface. More »

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Some landforms found in the West region are the Rocky Mountains, Mojave Desert, the Colorado River, Death Valley, Olympic National Forest and Sonoran Desert. The Rocky Mountains are in the western region of North America... More »

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California comprises 155,779 square miles of land, making it the third largest American state behind Alaska and Texas. It is divided into 58 counties and is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east and Arizona... More »

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