Pacific Border province

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Map of the physiographic provinces of the lower 48 United States, showing the Pacific Border province (number 18).

The Pacific Border province is a physiographic province of the Physiographic regions of the world physical geography system. [1]


The Pacific Border province encompasses most of the North American Pacific Coast, with the southern end at the start of the Lower California-Peninsular Ranges Province in Southern California. The Pacific Border province is in the larger Pacific Mountain System Division—Region.[1] The region is prone to earthquakes, residing along the eastern edge of the Pacific Ring of Fire.


The Pacific Border province contains seven separate and smaller sections:[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Physiographic divisions of the conterminous U. S." United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 25 December 2018.

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Coordinates: 42°N 124°W / 42°N 124°W / 42; -124