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Geography of Oklahoma

The Geography of Oklahoma encompasses terrain and ecosystems ranging from arid plains to subtropical forests and mountains. Oklahoma contains 10 distinct ecological regions, more per square mile than in any other state by a wide margin. It is situated in the Great Plains and U.S. Interior Highlands region near the geographical center of the 48 contiguous states. Usually considered part of the South Central United States, Oklahoma is bounded on the east by Arkansas and Missouri, on the north by Kansas, on the northwest by Colorado, on the far west by New Mexico, and on the south and near-we ...

Great Salt Plains State Park

Great Salt Plains State Park is a 840-acre Oklahoma state park located in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma. It is located 8 miles north of Jet, Oklahoma on SH-38 and 12 miles east of Cherokee. Recreational opportunities at Great Salt Plains State Park include boating, camping, picnicking, swimming, hiking, mountain biking and exploring. The Great Salt Plains Lake is located at the park and covers 9.300 acres with 41 miles of shoreline and is a shallow, salty lake with fishing opportunities for catfish, saugeye, sandbass and hybrid striper. The average depth is reportedly 4 feet and the impoundment ...

Muddy Boggy Creek

Muddy Boggy Creek, also known as the Muddy Boggy River, is a 175-mile-long river in south central Oklahoma. The stream headwaters arise just east of Ada in Pontotoc County. It is a major tributary of the Red River in south central Oklahoma. Clear Boggy Creek is a major tributary which enters the Muddy Boggy at a location known as River Mile 24 in Choctaw County. The river is inhabited by over one hundred species of fish.

Osage Hills

The Osage Hills is a hilly area in Oklahoma, commonly known as The Osage. The name refers to the broad rolling hills and rolling tallgrass prairie and Cross Timbers encompassing Osage County and surrounding areas, including portions of Mayes, Tulsa, Washington and Kay Counties. The Osage is the southern extension of the Flint Hills of Kansas.

Sans Bois Mountains

The Sans Bois Mountains are a small mountain range in southeastern Oklahoma and part of the larger Ouachita Mountains. It is a frontal belt of the Ouachita Mountains and is located in Haskell and Latimer counties, Oklahoma. Sans bois is a French term meaning "without forest" or "without wood" in English.

Three Forks (Oklahoma)

Three Forks Oklahoma is an imprecisely defined area of what is now eastern Oklahoma, around the confluence of the Arkansas, Verdigris, and Grand Rivers. The term, "Three Forks," was apparently used to designate this area as early as 1719, when the French trader Bernard de la Harpe traveled through the area, meeting and trading with members of the Wichita tribe at a place on the Arkansas River immediately south of the present city of Tulsa. Located in the transition between the Ozark mountains on the East and the cross Timbers / Sandstone hills in the West, this area is the wettest part of ...


ⓘ Geography of Oklahoma

  • The Geography of Oklahoma encompasses terrain and ecosystems ranging from arid plains to subtropical forests and mountains. Oklahoma contains 10 distinct
  • Land of the Red Man Sooner State Adjectival: Oklahoma Demonyms: Oklahoman Sooner historic Boomer historic Okie archaic Geography of Oklahoma Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma ˌoʊkləˈhoʊmə listen Cherokee: ᎣᎦᎳᎰᎹ, ogalahoma Choctaw: Oklahumma is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered
  • Oklahoma City oʊkləˌhoʊmə - often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma The county seat of Oklahoma County
  • Geographic Names Information Service USGS Hydrologic Unit Map - State of Oklahoma 1974 Oklahoma Water Resources Board Maps Homepage of the Oklahoma
  • The University of Oklahoma OU is a public research university in Norman, Oklahoma Founded in 1890, it had existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian
  • county seat of Stephens County, Oklahoma United States. The population was 23, 431 at the 2010 census. The Chisholm Trail passed to the east of Duncan prior
  • Scouting in Oklahoma has a long history, from the 1910s to the present day, serving thousands of youth in programs that suit the environment in which they
  • The Oklahoma Panhandle is the extreme northwestern region of the U.S. state of Oklahoma consisting of Cimarron County, Texas County and Beaver County
  • Oklahoma County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Oklahoma As of the 2010 census, the population was 718, 633, making it the