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Located just southeast of Osborne, Kansas, is the Geodetic Center of North America. The Geodetic Center is the initial point upon which all North American surveys, deeds, and maps are based.

Capital Topeka
Image Source Landsat 8
Population 2,937,880
Number of Pixels 236,773,099

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