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is bounded by Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona,
Nevada and Idaho; gross area, 84,990 sq.
miles; land area, 82,184 sq. miles; water
area, 2,806 sq. miles; capital, Salt Lake
City. The principal rivers are the Green
and the Grand, uniting in the southeast
to form the Colorado. Among the lakes,
the largest is the Great Salt Lake, which
is about 80 miles in length and 40 miles
in width; its waters are salt, and it has
no communication with the ocean. Utah
contains part of the great canyon of the
Colorado, and has the Great American
Desert, an extensive sandy and waterless
plain west of the Great Salt Lake.
is similar to a basin surrounded by high
mountains. The interior has an elevation
of 4,000 feet above sea-level, and is
crossed in a northeasterly and
southwesterly direction by the Wasatch
Mountains, with an altitude of 12,000
feet. The soil is as a rule arid and
sandy, and in many places impregnated
with salt. Much, however, has been
reclaimed by irrigation and rendered
profitably productive. Arbuckles'
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principal minerals are iron ores, coal,
gold, silver, copper, zinc, salt,
asphaltum and borax.
principal farm crops are hay, wheat and
principal industries are beet sugar,
railroad cars, flour and grist, packed
meat, printing and publishing, woolen
goods, bread, and other bakery products,
foundry and machine shop products,
preserved and canned fruits, malt liquors
and leather goods.
climate, for the most part, is mild and
in 1910, 196,863 males and 176,488
females, of whom 307,529 were of native
and 65,822 of foreign birth; white,
366,583; negro, 1,144; Indian, 3,123;
Chinese, 371; Japanese, 2,110; all
others, 20. Total population, 373,351.
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