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Arkansas is the first state in the U.S. where diamonds were found naturally (near Murfreesboro, Arkansas). The eastern border of most of Arkansas is the Mississippi River, except in Clay and Greene counties where the St. Francis River forms the western boundary of the Missouri Bootheel. Arkansas shares its southern border with Louisiana, its northern border with Missouri, its eastern border with Tennessee and Mississippi, and its western border with Texas and Oklahoma. Arkansas is a land of mountains and valleys, thick forests and fertile plains. Northwest Arkansas is part of the Ozark Plateau including the Boston Mountains, to the south are the Ouachita Mountains and these regions are divided by the Arkansas River; the southern and eastern parts of Arkansas are called the Lowlands. The so-called Lowlands are better known as the Delta and the Grand Prairie. The land along the Mississippi River is referred to as the “Delta” of Arkansas. It gets this name from the formation of its rich alluvial soils formed from the flooding of the mighty Mississippi. The Grand Prairie is slightly away from the Mississippi River in the southeast portion of the state and consists of a more undulating landscape. Both are fertile agricultural areas and home to much of the crop agriculture in the state. The Delta region is bisected by an unusual geological formation known as Crowley’s Ridge. A narrow band of rolling hills, Crowley’s Ridge rises from 250 to 500 feet above the surrounding alluvial plain. Buffalo National River, one of many attractions that give the state’s nickname The Natural State. Buffalo National River, one of many attractions that give the state’s nickname The Natural State. Arkansas is home to many caves, such as Blanchard Springs Caverns.
News from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Apr 16, 2014 7:01 pm
The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas is asking a judge to strike down a state law requiring voters to show photo identification before they can cast a ballot, arguing the new requirements vi...
Apr 16, 2014 5:15 pm
LITTLE ROCK Arkansas highway officials say the federal government has given it permission to label portions of a west Arkansas interstate highway as I-49.
Apr 16, 2014 2:37 pm
Pulaski County authorities are seeking the public's help in finding a 16-year-old who has been missing since March 25.
Apr 16, 2014 2:31 pm
The Arkansas Lottery Commission voted Wednesday to approve electronic-monitoring games a day after a legislative panel expressed its lack of support for the measure.
Apr 16, 2014 1:53 pm
A North Little Rock man who police suspect was driving while intoxicated when he hit another vehicle head-on Tuesday night, critically injuring one, has been arrested.
Apr 16, 2014 12:13 pm
FORT SMITH A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for the Arkansas National Guard's new training facility at Fort Chaffee.
Apr 16, 2014 12:11 pm
The Arkansas Highway Commission and the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will officially begin a highway construction program with a proclamation ceremony.
Apr 16, 2014 10:17 am
In an unprecedented move, the Legislatures lottery oversight committee on Tuesday declared its opposition to the Arkansas Lottery Commission implementing electronic-monitor games, after several lawmak...
Apr 16, 2014 10:14 am
Martha Shoffners extortion and bribery convictions will stand, U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes declared Tuesday.
Apr 16, 2014 10:11 am
The prosecuting attorneys office will not pursue criminal charges against Little Rock Wastewaters former chief who approved spending public funds to accommodate a top managers rent-free stays on utili...
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