Montana trivia

-Montana is the only state with a triple divide allowing water to flow into the Pacific, Atlantic, and Hudson Bay. This phenomenon occurs at Triple Divide Peak  in Glacier National Park.

-46 out of Montana’s 56 counties are considered “frontier counties” with an  average population of 6 or fewer people per square mile.

-Flathead Lake in northwest Montana contains over 200 square miles of water  and 185 miles of shoreline. It is considered the largest natural freshwater lake in  the west.

-Montana’s rivers and streams provide water for three oceans and three of the  North American continent’s major river basins.

-In Montana the elk, deer and antelope populations outnumber the humans.

-Montana holds the world record for the greatest temperature change in 24  hours. On January 14-15, 1972, in Loma, Montana, the temperature went from from -54°F to +49°F, a  whopping 103 degrees!

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