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North Dakota

  1. 1. North Dakota By: Brittany McLaren and Melissa Lyons
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>In this presentation we will be going to cover climate, population, health, special land features, public records, and much more. Do you know anything about North dakota??? If not your gonna find out! (: </li></ul>
  3. 3.                      Climate <ul><li>It is sub- humid climate </li></ul><ul><li>They get 13- 20 inches of rain per year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>July temptures range from 67- 73 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>January temptures 2-17 degrees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The highest temperature point there was in July 1936, of 121 degrees. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The lowest was -60 degrrees, on February 15, 1936 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Population & more <ul><li>Ever since 1985 the population in north dakota has been over 600,000. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Currently in 2009 it is 641,481 </li></ul><ul><li>Some extra stuff: </li></ul><ul><li>  They have many museums such as </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Heritage center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Museum of art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pembinda state museum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>So check them out! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Health <ul><li>They breath clean air, and drink clean healthy water; they make sure that there food is safe. </li></ul><ul><li>All there garbage is disposed of, but in the right way. </li></ul><ul><li>So they have a clean area to live in. </li></ul>
  6. 6.                       Land features <ul><li>Some Physical land features are bays , bends capes, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>In North Dakota they have 48 bays. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>785 lakes , 30 swamps, and 155 valleys.  </li></ul><ul><li>North Dakota also has many cultural and historical landmarks as well. </li></ul><ul><li>they have 42 oil fields </li></ul><ul><li>11 hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>80 towers, and so much more </li></ul>
  7. 7.                       Tourist <ul><li>North Dakota has many things to do, the question usually is there what isnt there to do! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Biking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horseback Riding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Camping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hiking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many winter activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Festivals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shopping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and much more! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Records <ul><li>In this state they have a liist of records which include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Audit reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Birth certificates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Court files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Marriage certificates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And much more </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>This state keeps all of these files with the goverment. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Fun Facts <ul><li>North Dakota was explored in 1738- 1740 </li></ul><ul><li>This is the most rural of all of the states </li></ul><ul><li>It ranks first for production of spring and durum wheat </li></ul><ul><li>Has lots of coal and oil industries in the state </li></ul><ul><li>This state is well known for its hunting and outdoor activities also. </li></ul>
  10. 10. what it's known for <ul><li>This state is known for- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Fishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hunting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>boating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of outdoor activties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Festivals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Location <ul><li>North Dakota is 70,703 sq miles (183,121 sq km) </li></ul><ul><li>Land: 69,300 sq miles (179,487 sq km) </li></ul><ul><li>Inland water: 1,403 sq miles (3,634 sq km) </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum length E-W: about 360 miles (580 km) </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme Width N-S: about 210 miles (340 km) </li></ul><ul><li>North Dakota is shaped roughly like a rectangle, it has three straight sides and one irregular border on the East. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  12. 12.                           The people <ul><li>There were a few famous people from this state who are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Angie Dickson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  William H Gass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Peggy Lee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Louis L' Amour   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  13. 13.     Extra Stuff <ul><li>Its Captail is Bismark </li></ul><ul><li>The governor is John Hoeven currently </li></ul><ul><li>A few of the state symbols are : </li></ul><ul><li>  tree: American elm </li></ul><ul><li>bird: western meadowlark </li></ul><ul><li>song: “North Dakota Hymn” </li></ul><ul><li>fish: northern pike </li></ul><ul><li>grass: western wheatgrass </li></ul><ul><li>fossil: teredo petrified wood </li></ul><ul><li>beverage: milk </li></ul><ul><li>state march: Spirit of the Land </li></ul><ul><li>flower: wild prairie rose </li></ul><ul><li>equine: Nokota horse </li></ul><ul><li>dance: square dance </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sources <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>    </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  15. 15.                          Summary <ul><li>Now you know a little more about North Dakota. </li></ul><ul><li>Hopefully you learned a little, and would maybe even want to go there someday. </li></ul><ul><li>You now know about; there climate, population, people, Health, location , Records, what it's known for, There state bird, and much more. This would be a great place to travel to! </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>