Iowa - Fields of Opportunities
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 43° 29.929 W 093° 14.824
15T E 480025 N 4816239
Quick Description: This welcome sign is located in the State of Iowa just south of the Iowa-Minnesota border on U.S. 65.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 9/4/2009 3:46:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM75E1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 3

Long Description:
Iowa is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States of America, an area often referred to as the "American Heartland." It derives its name from the Ioway people, one of the many American Indian tribes that occupied the state at the time of European exploration. Iowa was a part of the French colony of New France. After the Louisiana Purchase, settlers laid the foundation for an agriculture-based economy in the heart of the Corn Belt. Iowa is often known as the "Food Capital of the World", but Iowa’s economy, culture, and landscape are diverse. In the mid and late 20th century, Iowa’s agricultural economy transitioned to a diversified economy of advanced manufacturing, processing, financial services, biotechnology, and green energy production. Iowa has been listed as one of the safest states in which to live. Des Moines is Iowa's capital and largest city. -- Wikipedia
Type of community: State

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