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Mystery State #14


Each of the 51 printable Mystery State work sheets presents five clues to the identity of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). Students use the clues to help them identify that place.

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Clue 1: According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the world's shortest river is in this state.

Clue 2: The highest temperature recorded in this state was 117 degrees and the lowest was 70 degrees below zero.

Clue 3: This state is the fourth largest in the United States, but it is the sixth-least populated state.

Clue 4: Grasshopper Glacier, named for grasshoppers frozen in ice, is found in this state.

Clue 5: The Missouri River starts in the Rocky Mountains in this state.