Gila Ben -- Friendliest Gila Monster in the Grand Canyon State

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A person from Arizona is called an Arizonan. 
The copper roof on top of the State Capitol in Phoenix would make over 4,500,000 pennies. 

The Hopi settlement, Oraibi, is the oldest continuously lived-in Native American site in the US. 

In the late 1960's and early 70's The London Bridge was shipped stone-by-stone from England and rebuilt over the Colorado River at Lake Havasu City. 
The lowest point in Arizona is 70 feet above sea level at the Colorado River near Yuma.
Arizona is on Mountain Standard Time all year long with the exception of the Navajo Nation, which observes Daylight Savings Time April through October. 
In the mid 1800's camels were used by the Army to transport supplies across the desert.
Tombstone is the site of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Arizona covers 113909 square miles of land with approximately 350 square miles of lakes and rivers.
Humphreys Peak is Arizona's highest point at 12,633 feet above sea level. It is located in about 11 miles north of Flagstaff.
Kitt Peak National Observatory is the home to the world's largest solar telescope.
Located about 15 miles outside of Winslow, Meteor Crater is one of the best-preserved and most-accessible meteor impact craters in America. The crater is about 570 feet deep and about 4150 feet wide.
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State Fossil: Petrified Wood 

Capital City: Phoenix (see map)

State Mammal: Ringtail

State Amphibian: Arizona Tree Frog


State Reptile: Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake

State Bird: Cactus Wren

State Tree: Palo Verde

State Fish: Apache Trout

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State Flower: Saguaro Cactus Blossom

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