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Facts about Oregon


Geographic Center: Crook, 25 miles south-southeast of Prineville

Gorge, Deepest: Hell's Canyon - Wallowa County. Up to 7900' in depth, the deepest gorge in North America

Gemstone, State: The 1987 Legislature designated the Oregon sunstone as the official state gemstone. Uncommon in its composition, clarity, and colors, it is a large, brightly colored transparent gem in the feldspar family. The Oregon sunstone attracts collectors and miners and has been identified as a boon to tourism and economic development in southeastern Oregon counties.

Geysers: Old Perpetual, north edge of Lakeview - erupts up to 60' in the air every 90 seconds
Crump Geyser, between Crump and Pelican Lakes in Lake County












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