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20 Facts About Idaho

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Here are some interesting facts about Idaho.

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The individual who sculpted Mt. Rushmore was from Idaho. Report Abuse
His name was Gutzon Borglum.
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A woman designed the state seal of Idaho. Report Abuse
Idaho is the only state where this is so.
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Dick Fosbury, who invented the Fosbury Flop, comes from Idaho. Report Abuse
His method of the high jump was more efficient than previously used methods.
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Most of the United State's trout comes from Hagerman Valley, Idaho. Report Abuse
About 85%.
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Idaho is home to the world's largest man-made geyser in the world. Report Abuse
The geyser is in Soda Springs, Idaho. How great! The world pays for what the people of Idaho get for free, carbonated water!
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The original borders of Idaho included parts of Wyoming and Montana. Report Abuse
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Some of the oldest human artifacts in North America have been found in Idaho. Report Abuse
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Idaho is the smallest of the Rocky Mountain states. Report Abuse
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Rigby, Idaho, is known as the birthplace of television. Report Abuse
The inventor of TV developed his plans in Idaho.
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Author Ernest Hemingway lived and died in Idaho. Report Abuse
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The state motto is "Let it be perpetual." Report Abuse
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Underground springs heat many of Boise's city buildings. Report Abuse
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It is illegal to ride a merry-go-round on Sundays in Idaho. Report Abuse
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It is illegal to be seen without a smile on your face in Pocatello, Idaho. Report Abuse
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More than half of the land in Idaho is managed by the federal government. Report Abuse
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Idaho's Hells Canyon is the deepest gorge in the United States. Report Abuse
Yep. That is deeper than the Grand Canyon.
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Idaho has more miles of rivers than any other state. Report Abuse
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The state vegetable is the potato. Report Abuse
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Idaho's nickname is the gem state. Report Abuse
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Idaho is the 43rd state. Report Abuse
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