Capital: Boise State Bird: Mountain bluebird State Flower: Philadelphus lewisii State Tree: Western white pine State Animal: Appaloosa
States that Border: Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Wyoming 5 Largest Cities: Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Idaho Falls, Pocatello
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The Snake River basin once produced about half of all spring chinook salmon returning to Columbia basin rivers. The Snake River originates in Wyoming and arcs across southern Idaho before turning north. The Snake River is an important source of irrigation water for potatoes, sugar beets, and other crops.
The Sawtooth Range is a mountain range of the Rocky Mountains. Sawtooth Wilderness was officially created by Congress in 1972. The Wilderness is comprised of hundreds of jagged peaks, 50 over 10,000 feet in height.
The Clearwater Mountains are part of the Rocky Mountains. Clearwater Mountains is the northernmost and shortest subrange. The subrange is 4,321 square miles.