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York, one of the thirteen original
States, is bounded by Lake Ontario,
Canada, Vermont, Massachusetts,
Connecticut, Long Island Sound, Atlantic
Ocean, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Lake
Erie; gross area, 49,204 sq. miles; land
area, 47,654 sq. miles; water area, 1,550
sq. miles; capital, Albany. The principal
river is the Hudson, 150 miles in length.
part of the State is mountainous, while
the western portion is undulating or
flat. The entire State is noted for its
scenery. Niagara Falls is especially
famous. About one-half of the area of the
State is adapted to cultivation. The
principal forest trees are maple, oak,
pine, elm, hickory, ash, spruce, cedar,
sycamore, chestnut and black walnut.
Agriculture is carried on to a large
principal farm crops are hay, potatoes,
oats, corn and wheat.
mineral productions are pig iron, clay
products, building stones, Portland
cement, salt, petroleum, natural gas and
New York is
the most prominent manufacturing State in
the United States. Its principal articles
of manufacture are locomotives, paper,
cars, flour, hydraulic cement, bricks,
optical goods and electrical apparatus,
and Arbuckle Brothers' coffee and sugar.
New York is
the most important commercial State in
the Union, the greater part of the
European commerce being carried on
through the port of New York.
of New York is generally temperate.
Arbuckles' Coffee--by far the most
popular coffee in America.
in 1910, 4,584,597 males and 4,529,017
females, of whom 6,365,603 were of native
and 2,748,011 of foreign birth; white,
8,966,845; negro, 134,191; Indian, 6,046;
Chinese, 5,266; Japanese, 1,247; all
others, 19. Total population, 9,113,614.
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