Sunday, June 13, 2010

Colorado, USA

One more map card for today.

What is said about Colorado: Highest state in the nation: 54 peaks over 14,000 feet above sea level. Major industries: tourism and recreation, agriculture (ranching and farming), natural resources (oil and gas and minerals mining), high technology manufacturing.

State:  August 1st, 1876 - the 38th state
Area: 104, 100 Sq. Mi.; 8th in size
Capital: Denver
Bird: Lark Bunting
Flower: Columbine
Tree: Blue Spruce
Animal: Bighorn sheep
Fossil: Stegosaurus
Slogan: "Centennial State"
Colorado: Spanish word for *red*

I dont know about things at your end, but here we are having unbearably hot days....someone take me to Greenland please!

1 comment:

Gem from Calgary said...

Greenland sounds good. Don't forget to send postcards.