Oregon became the 33rd state in 1859. Oregon contains a diverse landscape including the Pacific coastline, the Cascade Mountain Range, dense evergreen forests, mixed and deciduous forests, and high desert across the eastern portion of the state extending well into the Great Basin. Oregon has one of the largest salmon-fishing industries in the world. Its state tree is the Douglas Fir.
This information was drawn from the Oregon.gov website, where you will find more detail on Oregon history and culture.
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