2. Just over 1% of the state is water (mostly rivers), but the average precipitation is under 12" per year.
4. Science and technology now bring in over 25% of the state's total revenue, more than agriculture, forestry, and mining combined.
6. The Port of Lewiston at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers is the lowest point in the state, and is also the farthest inland seaport on the West Coast. The port is 465 river miles from the Pacific Ocean at Astoria, Oregon.