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What is the capital of California?
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. Sacramento is the seat of the California Assembly, the Governor of California, and Supreme Court of California, making it the state's political center and a hub for lobbying and think tanks. Sacramento is also the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which had 2010 population of 2,414,783, making it the fifth largest in California.
Which of these cities is not in California?
San Antonio is the seventh-most populous city in the United States, and the second-most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States, with more than 1.5 million residents. n 1691, a group of Spanish explorers and missionaries came upon the river and Payaya settlement on June 13, the feast day of St. Anthony of Padua. They named the place and river "San Antonio" in his honor.
What is Racetrack Playa famous for?
from cross-country races
from wandering stones
from strange lizards
from crying rocks
One of the most interesting mysteries of Death Valley National Park is the sliding rocks at Racetrack Playa (a playa is a dry lake bed). These rocks can be found on the floor of the playa with long trails behind them. Somehow these rocks slide across the playa, cutting a furrow in the sediment as they move. n 2013, scientists were able to directly observe the "stone journey" and discover in what conditions this phenomenon occurs.
What is the highest point of the mainland USA?
Mt. St. Helens
Denali (Mt. McKinley)
Mount Whitney is the tallest mountain in California, as well as the highest summit in the contiguous United States and the Sierra Nevada—with an elevation of 14,505 feet
Which country didn't try to colonize California?
Coincidentally, the first European who explored California was a Portuguese on Spanish duty - Cabrillo. However, his country never tried to establish colonies there.
Where is this castle?
in Neuschwanstein, Bavaria
in Kalmar, Sweden
in Rouen, France
in Anaheim, California
Opened July 17, 1955, the Sleeping Beauty Castle is the oldest of all Disney castles. Though it reaches a height of only 77 feet (23 m), it was designed to appear taller through a process known as forced perspective; design elements are larger at the foundation and smaller at the turrets
Where is the famous Malibu Beach?
Malibu is a 21-mile beach community in Los Angeles County, California. The city name is derived from "humaliwo", meaning "the surf sounds loudly" in the language of the Chumash, Native American tribe.
What is Santa Clara Valley better known as?
The term Silicon Valley first appeared in the Electronic News newspaper in 1971. In 2006, Silicon Valley had 225,300 high-tech jobs.
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