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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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Three major landforms in Nevada are the Great Basin, the Mojave Desert and the Sierra Nevada. The Colorado, Humboldt and Truckee are the state's major rivers. Nevada's major lakes include Pyramid Lake, Lake Mead, Lake Ta... More »

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Advantages of living in California include great weather, a variety of landscapes, rich culture and friendly people. Disadvantages include the high cost of living and bad traffic. Whether or not an individual considers i... More »

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Famous attractions in California include Yosemite, Death Valley, Sequoia, Redwood and Channel Islands National Parks, the Golden Gate Bridge, Universal Studios Theme Park and Disneyland. Other attractions include the San... More »

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California became the 31st state to join the Union in September of 1850, and is famous for the Gold Rush that occurred in the 19th century, which is the origin of the state's nickname, the Golden State. California is the... More »

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California is the third-largest state in the union and second-largest state in the contiguous United States, at 158,706 square miles. Additionally, the state has the highest population in the country, at approximately 37... More »

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