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Adriana Sklenarikova (a.k.a. Adriana Karembeu) (born 17 September 1971, Brezno, Slovakia (at that time Czechoslovakia)) is a model.
Having originally studyied medicine in Prague, she gave up her studies to become a model. In December, 1998, she married French football player Christian Karembeu and took his name.
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In December, 1998, she married French football player Christian Karembeu and took his name. Major highways include:. Having originally studyied medicine in Prague, she gave up her studies to become a model. Montana has several ski areas including:. Adriana Karembeu) (born 17 September 1971, Brezno, Slovakia (at that time Czechoslovakia)) is a model. The Minor League baseball teams are:. Adriana Sklenarikova (a.k.a. Some of the historical cities and towns of Montana are:.
Some of the major cities and towns in Montana are:. Montana's largest city is Billings. Its industrial outputs are mining, lumber and wood products, food processing, and tourism. Its agricultural outputs are cattle, wheat, barley, sugar beets, hay, and hogs.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis (http://www.bea.gov/) estimates that Montana's total state product in 2003 was $26 billion. Per capital personal income in 2003 was $25,406, 47th in the nation. Several Indian reservations are located in Montana: Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Crow Indian Reservation, Rocky Boys Indian Reservation, Blackfeet Indian Reservation, and the Flathead Indian Reservation. senators are Max Baucus (Democrat) and Conrad Burns (Republican). Its two U.S.
The capital of Montana is Helena and its current Governor is Brian Schweitzer (Democrat) who was sworn in on January 3, 2005. See: List of Montana Governors. It is operated by the National Park Service, but is also a 1900-acre (7.7 kmē) working ranch. The Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site in Deer Lodge Valley is maintained as a link to the ranching style of the late 19th century.
Cattle ranching has long been central to Montana's history and economy. Montana was also the location of the final battles of the Nez Perce Wars. Colonel George Armstrong Custer was fought in Montana near the present day town of Hardin. Army Lt.
For instance, the last stand of U.S. Montana was the scene of the Native Americans' last effort to keep their land. Montana became a United States territory (Montana Territory) on May 26, 1864 and the 41st state on November 8, 1889. The smaller Pend d'Oreille and Kalispel tribes were found around Flathead Lake and the western mountains, respectively.
Groups included the Crows in the south-central area, the Cheyenne in the southeast, the Blackfeet, Assiniboine and Gros Ventres in the central and north-central region and the Kootenai and Salish in the western sector. Native Americans were the first inhabitants of modern-day Montana. Sagebrush and various species of grass are common plants in the region, and forests cover 1/4 of the state. Additionally, flowers native to Montana include asters, bitterroots, daisies, lupines, poppies, primroses, columbine, lilies and dryads.
Vegetation of the area includes pine, larch, fir, spruce, aspen, birch, cedar, ash, and alder trees. The Yellowstone, a tributary of the Missouri, rises in the Yellowstone Park in Wyoming, flows northeast across the state through canyons and gorges, and enters the Missouri a few miles east of the North Dakota boundary. The Missouri river, formed by the Jefferson, Madison and Gallatin rivers crosses the northeastern part of the state and enters North Dakota. The Clark Fork of the Missouri (not to be confused with the Clarks Fork of the Yellowstone River) rises in the Rocky Mountains near Butte, and after flowing west turns north and forms portion of the Idaho boundary.
The principal river systems in Montana are the Clark Fork of the Columbia, the Missouri, and the Yellowstone. The highest point in the state, Granite Peak, is 12,799 feet high. The mountains are intersected by numerous valleys and canyons, through which flow several beautiful rivers. Besides the prominent mountain ranges there are many spurs, detached ridges, and smooth, sloping buttes.
In the south near the Yellowstone River the mountains reach an altitude of 10,000 feet and the peaks are perpetually covered with snow. East of the Rocky Mountains is a rolling tableland, traversed by several large rivers. Between these ranges is a great basin, forming one-fifth of the entire area. The Bitterroot Mountains from the western boundary line, and east of this the main chain of the Rocky Mountains cross the state.
In the west it is extremely mountainous. The surface of the state is highly diverse. 275,000 acres (1100 kmē) are administered as state parks and forests. The Federal government administers 36,000,000 acres (146,000 kmē).
Other sites include the Little Bighorn National Monument, Bighorn Canyon National Recreational Area, Big Hole National Battlefield, and the National Bison Range. There are also a number of National Forests and National Wildlife Refuges. Montana contains Glacier National Park and portions of Yellowstone National Park. Montana is also one of many areas to claim the disputed title of "world's shortest river" (the Roe River). Major rivers in the state include the Missouri, Clark Fork of the Columbia, Milk, Flathead and Yellowstone.
With a land area of 376,978 kmē (145,552 square miles), Montana is the fourth largest in the United States (after Alaska, Texas, and California). In the south is the Wyoming border, and on the west and southwest is the Idaho border, marked by the Bitterroot River. To the east is the border with North Dakota; to the southeast is a short border with South Dakota. The state borders the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Montana and Canada share a 877km (545-mile) northern border. Main articles: List of Montana counties, List of Montana rivers. The USS Montana was named in honor of the state. postal abbreviation is MT.
Its U.S. The largest city is Billings. The state capital is Helena. Senator (Max Baucus).
The state is generally regarded as Republican; many are surprised to hear that the state has a Democratic governor (Brian Schweitzer), Democratic-controlled legislature (the Montana State Legislature), and one Democratic U.S. Montana's people are largely homogenous, with 89.5 percent of the population white (but with a sizable American Indian representation at 6.2 percent). The state became the first to elect a female member of Congress, Jeannette Rankin. Originally inhabited by Native Americans, modern-day Montana became Montana Territory in 1864 and later became the 41st state in 1889.
The western one-third of the state is primarily mountainous terrain, while the eastern two-third is part of the northern Great Plains. The state ranks fourth in size but has a low population and population density, with much of the state being rural. The economy is primarily ranching-based, with some agricultural crops (wheat, barley, sugar beets) and a significant lumber and mineral industry. The name probably comes from the Spanish word montaņa ("mountain"). Montana is a state in the western United States.
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ISBN 0806118903.. University of Oklahoma: 1984. Montana: An Uncommon Land. Toole, Kenneth Ross.
ISBN 0295971290.. University of Washington: 1991. Montana: A History of Two Centuries. al.
Lang, William L., et. ISBN 0803273398.. Bison Books: 2003. Montana: High, Wide, and Handsome.
Howard, Joseph Kinsey. Highway 93. U.S. Highway 212.
U.S. Highway 2. U.S. Interstate 94.
Interstate 90. Interstate 15. In the movie 'Star Trek: First Contact', Montana is the location of the historical first contact between humans and an alien race, the Vulcans. Shortest river in the world: The Roe River.
State fish: Blackspotted Cutthroat Trout. State bird: Western Meadowlark. State animal: Grizzly Bear. State tree: Ponderosa Pine.
State flower: Bitterroot. Turner near Libby. Showdown Ski Area near White Sulphur Springs. Red Lodge Mountain near Red Lodge.
Moonlight Basin near Bozeman. Discovery near Philipsburg. Bridger Bowl near Bozeman. Blacktail near Lakeside.
Big Sky near Bozeman. Big Mountain near Whitefish. Billings Mustangs. Helena Brewers.
Great Falls White Sox. Missoula Osprey.