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View Poll Results: The most geographically diverse state is...
Hawaii 16 18.60%
California 70 81.40%
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Old 04-19-2011, 03:17 PM
 
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Among all states, Hawaii and California seem to be the most geographically diverse in the country. Which of these two gorgeous states, again Hawaii or California, has the most diverse natural landscape?





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Old 04-19-2011, 03:32 PM
 
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California and Texas are the most geographically diverse states in the U.S.
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Old 04-19-2011, 03:35 PM
 
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I think that New York is also very diverse. I would also throw in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Texas and Florida.
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Old 04-19-2011, 03:47 PM
 
Location: On the Great South Bay
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Among all states, Hawaii and California seem to be the most geographically diverse in the country. Which of these two gorgeous states, again Hawaii or California, has the most diverse natural landscape?





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I would say California by a considerable margin.

This is not to say that I do not like Hawaii, it certainly is one of the most beautiful states, but that is not the same as diversity.
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Old 04-19-2011, 03:49 PM
 
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Hawaii has no deserts, prairies or river valleys. California does.
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Old 04-19-2011, 03:57 PM
 
Location: New England & The Maritimes
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Is Hawaii really that "geographically diverse"?

California, sure. Maybe Texas, Alaska. I could see any of the big western states. Hawaii? explaiiin please
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Old 04-19-2011, 04:13 PM
 
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California and Texas' sheer size is what allows them to be so diverse. CA takes up a majority of our nation's western coast, and Texas starts in the eastern US and ends up all the way in the southwest.
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Old 04-19-2011, 04:17 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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Is Hawaii really that "geographically diverse"?

California, sure. Maybe Texas, Alaska. I could see any of the big western states. Hawaii? explaiiin please
It's actually pretty diverse. I was in Maui last year and I drove around the island. The north side is tropical rainforest and the south side is barren desert.
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Old 04-19-2011, 04:42 PM
 
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It's actually pretty diverse. I was in Maui last year and I drove around the island. The north side is tropical rainforest and the south side is barren desert.
Is it actual desert or does it just resemble a desert? Don't islands have windward and leeward sides, with the latter not receiving as much rain? I don't think that would necessarily a desert.
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Old 04-19-2011, 04:48 PM
 
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There isn't a state where it's land is diverse as California. Texas and New York battle for second place though. But California wins this one.
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