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                   About Montana
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Capitol-Helena, Montana
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                        About the capitol
•   The Montana State Capitol is the state capitol of the U.S. state of Montana. It houses the
    Montana State Legislature and is located in the state capital of Helena at 1301 East Sixth
    Avenue The building was constructed between 1896 and 1902 with wings added between
    1909 and 1912.
•   Housed ten Montana Governors from 1913 to 1959 You also must see the recently restored
    Greek Renaissance State Capitol building, which is topped with a massive copper dome.
              Montana’s tourist
It's the world's First National Park as well as one of the
   largest. But Yellowstone National Park offers a variety
   of other firsts With over 10,000 thermal features you
   can watch for the very first time as steaming geysers
   erupt in all their glory Or at first light you can view
   bear, bison, elk and wolf—from a distance—as they
   cross over 3472 square miles of untouched
   landscape. The experiences are timeless. Just what
   you'd expect from a place where little has changed
   since it opened over 135 years ago.
              Tourist attraction #2
Glacier National Park, together with the Water Lakes National
   Park in Canada, form the world's first International Peace
   Park. But in this rugged section of the northern Rockies,
   exhilaration is the universal language. Mountain goats cling to
   craggy, glacier carved peaks. Pie is served fresh daily in a small
   town. And drivers watch the scenery unfold beyond their
   knuckles as they drive along a road that defies words
Native Americans have inhabited this land for
 thousands of years, 200 years ago Lewis and
 Clark traversed what would one day be
 as Montana.
• The University of Montana has a long tradition of
  welcoming international students to our campus and
  community and Currently 427 students from 74
  different foreign countries attend UM. Over the past
  year we also had 138 scholars from 43 foreign
  countries at UM.
  Interesting facts about Montana
• Montana has the largest migratory elk herd
• The state boast is the largest breeding population of
  trumpeter swans in the lower United States.
• The average square mile of land contains 1.4 elk, 1.4
  pronghorn antelope,3.3 deer.
• Dougherty, Michael. The Ultimate Montana
  Atlas and Travel Encyclopedia. Bozeman,
  Montana, Ultimate Press, 2001.
• Farr, William, and K. Ross Toole. Montana:
  Images of the Past. Boulder, Colo, Pruett 1984.
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