MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

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[photo, Farmland, Catoctin (Washington County), Maryland]
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  • Farmland, Catoctin (Washington County), Maryland, August 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Maryland is divided into five provinces with progressively higher altitudes from east to west.


    [photo, New Germany Lake, Grantsville, Maryland]

    Mean elevation, 350 feet.

    Maximum elevation, 3,360 feet at Backbone Mountain.

    New Germany Lake, New Germany State Park, Grantsville, Maryland, October 2015. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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