"EUREKA!" California by travelgourmet
California Travel Guide: 47,190 reviews and 114,006 photos
The area called California is over 800 miles, south to north, and over 200 miles,west to east. A total of 158,706 square miles. Nickname: The Golden State. State Flower: the Golden Poppy. The State Motto: Eureka ("I have found it").
The list of control in order of appearance was Native American land, Spanish land, Mexican land, Republic of California and the 31st State of the United States of Americal on September 9, 1850. The mountains ( Mt. Whitney at over 14,000 feet ), valleys; one of the valleys, the San Fernando Valley with 2 million people living in a 20 by 12 mile corridor, ocean; the Pacific Ocean has over 1,200 miles of beaches and harbors along the coast and the desert; Death Valley is almost 300 feet below sea level. All this is a part of what makes the great state of CALIFORNIA.
- Pros:So much beauty
- Cons:Too many people want to stay
- In a nutshell:Hard to have your cake and eat it too!
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