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  Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Western Utah is mostly arid desert with a basin and range geology.
Utah is well-known for being a heavily Mormon state, and most residents of the state are affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Utah ranks first in antidepressant use and personal bankruptcies per capita in the United States; it ranks 47th in teen pregnancy, last in percentage of births out of wedlock, last in number of abortions per capita, and last in percentage of teen pregnancies terminated in abortion [3], [4].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Utah   (3356 words)

  
 Flag of Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag of Utah was adopted in 1913 and consists of the Utah state seal encircled in a golden circle on a background of light blue.
In 1912, the Sons and Daughters of Utah Pioneers commissioned a flag to be presented to the battleship Utah.
This flag became the official Utah State Flag as we know it today when it was approved by the legislature and Governor William Spry signed the House Joint Resolution in 1913.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Utah   (523 words)

  
 Utah - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Utah is one of the Four Corners states and is bordered by Idaho and Wyoming in the north, by Colorado in the east, by New Mexico to the southeast across the Four Corners, by Arizona in the south, and by Nevada in the west.
Northeastern Utah (from the Wasatch Mountains eastward and from the Uintah Plateau northward) is largely mountainous with many wooded and alpine regions.
The population of Utah in 2000 was 2,233,169.
open-encyclopedia.com /Utah   (1121 words)

  
 Utah State Symbols | Utah.com
The original Utah State Flag consisted of a solid white state seal on a light blue background which was adopted by the State Legislature in 1896 and revised in 1913.
Utah coal deposits are found primarily in Carbon and Emery Counties of Central Utah.
The Bonneville Cutthroat is native to Utah and was important to the Indians and the Mormon pioneers as a source of food.
www.utah.com /visitor/state_facts/symbols.htm   (1042 words)

  
 Utah (U.S.)
The Utah flag, adopted in 1913, consists of a blue field in which is centered the Great Seal of Utah.
For display during special state events and for display at the state capitol and governors mansion, the flag is fringed with gold tassels on the three edges away from the flag pole.
Utah was settled by Mormons and was made a territory in 1847.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/us-ut.html   (293 words)

  
 Utah State Flag
An official Utah state flag would have to comply with an act of the state legislature and thereby be approved by the state legislature.
A new Utah state flag was born of this effort and presented to the Governor.
This Utah state flag became the official Utah State Flag as we know it today when it was approved by the legislature and Governor William Spry signed the the House Joint Resolution in 1913.
unitedstatesamericanflags.com /utah_state_flag.htm   (309 words)

  
 These United States - Utah Flags
The original Utah state flag was made by the Utah State Society Daughters of the American Revolution at the request of Governor Heber M. Wells; it was embroidered by USSDAR member Agnes Teudt Fernelius.
This first flag was made of Utah silk, reportedly harvested from native silk worms that were raised in the homes of local pioneer women.
In 1912 a second flag was commissioned by the Sons and Daughters of Utah Pioneers for presentation to the battleship USS Utah.
www.theseunitedstates.com /flags/utahf.html   (520 words)

  
 Utah
Utah was acquired by the United States in 1848 in the treaty ending the Mexican War..
Utah has 11,000 miles of fishing streams and 147,000 acres of lakes and reservoirs.
Utah has a thriving computer industry, and is home to large, well known computer software companies such as Novell and Word Perfect.
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 Utah
The original Utah State Flag was adopted by the State Legislature in 1896 and revised in 1913 and bears the state seal.
The beehive was chosen as the emblem for the provisional State of Deseret in 1848 and was maintained on the seal of the State of Utah when Utah became a state in 1896.
By an act of the Utah State Legislature, approved on March 18, 1911, the sego lily was declared to be the State floral emblem.
www.djdownie.com /4corners/ut.html   (801 words)

  
 Definition of Utah - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The fastest-growing areas have been Utah County, western and southern Salt Lake County, eastern Tooele County, northern Davis County, Summit County, and Iron and Washington counties in Southern Utah.
The record high temperature in Utah was 117 °F (47 °C), recorded at Saint George on Friday, July 5, 1985, and the record low was −69 °F (−56 °C), recorded at Peter's Sink in the Bear River Mountains of northern Utah on Friday, February 1, 1985.
In the series Futurama, Utah was described as being a wasteland, compared to Mars.
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Utah   (3119 words)

  
 Utah Information - State Symbols
The flower is important to Utah not only for its beauty, but because the bulbs were eaten by the early Mormons settlers during their first year in the area, when food was scarce.
A state flag would in compliance with an act of the State legislature have to be made under direction of or by approval of said legislature." They then took the flag to H.L.A. Culmer, a local artist, who drew in the state seal, which was then embroidered.
Adoption of the blue spruce as Utah's official tree was made in record time after the bill, sponsored by the Utah Federation of Women's Clubs, had been introduced with the urgent request that it be passed before the Colorado legislature could pass a similar bill making the blue spruce that state's official tree.
www.utahtravelcenter.com /stateinformation/statesymbols.htm   (2282 words)

  
 The State Flags and Seals of Nevada and Utah (Geobop's Symbols)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In 1912 a second flag was commissioned by the Sons and Daughters of Utah Pioneers for presentation to the battleship Utah.
Utah’s state flag depicts a number of almost sacred symbols, including the sego lily (the state flower), bald eagle, and United States flag.
But the most important Utah symbol on the flag is the beehive, which also figures as Utah’s official state emblem.
www.geobop.com /symbols/Flags/world/na/us/greatbasin   (1177 words)

  
 Utah
Utah's traditional industries of agriculture and mining are complemented by increased tourism and growing aerospace, biomedical, and computer-related businesses.
Utah is a great vacationland with 11,000 mi of fishing streams and 147,000 acres of lakes and reservoirs.
Central Utah project - Central Utah project, N central Utah; begun 1959 near Vernal, Utah, by the U.S. Bureau of...
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 Utah state flag (Geobop's Symbols)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The present state flag consists of the state seal (also adopted in 1896) depicted against a blue field (background).
It has been reported that Utah’s first flag was made in 1903 from silk fiber produced by native silk worms that were raised in the homes of local pioneer women.
Utah’s flag is also decorated with a number of almost sacred symbols—including the beehive, sego lily, bald eagle, and United States flag—that contribute to its aura.
www.geobop.com /world/NA/US/UT/Flag.htm   (349 words)

  
 Rep. Ron Paul outraged by UN flag display : Utah IMC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Most senators and representatives display only the flags of the United States and their home state, although many include flags of the branch of the military in which they served or the Prisoner Of War - Missing In Action remembrance flag.
The U.S. flag is on one side of the entryway, and the California flag is on the other.
Next to the California flag is the flag of the Peace Corps, in which Farr began his public service career in 1941.
utah.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=5111   (911 words)

  
 Utah State Flag - About the Utah State Flag, its adoption and history from NETSTATE.COM
The silk flag, embroidered by Agnes Teudt Fernelius, displayed the Utah State Seal.
n 1912, the Sons and Daughters of Utah Pioneers commissioned a flag to be presented to the battleship Utah.
Purchase Utah State Flags: You may purchase quality state flags from the United States Flag Store.
www.netstate.com /states/symb/flags/ut_flag.htm   (442 words)

  
 Utah State Flag
We stock the Utah State flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
Utah state stick flag 4 inch x 6 inch, mounted on a 10 inch plastic stick.
Utah state stick flag 12 x 18 inch, mounted on a 24 inch wooden stick.
www.united-states-flag.com /state-utah.html   (480 words)

  
 Utah municipal flags with incomplete information
The form of the lettering and the stripe shall be as follows: (image missing) The foregoing described flag is hereby established and declared to be the flag of Provo City.
One flag will be displayed on the pole just outside city hall, another in the courtroom and the third stored for future use.
Feller's original design had the American flag and Utah State flag as the two smaller flags, but community council members felt that since the city flag would fly with the American and state flag, using the city's new motto, "Community of Promise," would tell the city's story better.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/us-ut-.html   (639 words)

  
 Utah Symbols, State Flag - SHG Resources
The original Utah State Flag was adopted by the State Legislature in 1896 and revised in 1913.
The Utah state flag, as we know it today, was made the official flag of Utah when Gov. William Spry signed House Joint Resolution 1 in 1913 (Utah Code 63-13-5).
The original state flag was presented to Gov. Heber M. Wells in 1903 by the Utah State Society Daughters of the Revolution.
www.shgresources.com /ut/symbols/flag   (695 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | Flag flies high over Utah Capitol work
Marshall said he and Vandeveegaete felt the project was "worth it" because the flag is symbolic of all Americans fighting in wars.
The flag is 12 feet by 18 feet and will remain in the air during all seasons, only replaced when it becomes worn from inclement weather.
The flag is also lighted so that pilots can see the flag when arriving at night at the Salt Lake International Airport.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,600118221,00.html   (398 words)

  
 April 12   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Utah’s current state flag was recently judged as one of the homeliest in the nation.
Experts from the North American Vexillological Association (NAVA), a group of flag enthusiasts and scholars, also chose their top three, and the finalists were announced in the April 7 edition of the Salt Lake Tribune.
His flag design, consisting of three white triangle slashes on a blue field, depicted a distinctive Utah feature: the mountains.
www.suu.edu /ad/pr/news/stateflagcontest.htm   (377 words)

  
 deseretnews.com | Salt Lake flag designs just don't wow City Council
The current flag includes seagulls, pioneers and a covered wagon — all symbols tied to the founding pioneers — in the middle of a white background.
However, Colonial Flag owner Paul Swenson told the council a flag should be very simple and much less complex than a logo.
Saxton said she was concerned with the city spending so much time and energy on a new flag when there are much more important issues city leaders need to address.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,600109738,00.html   (680 words)

  
 Utah Flag
The date of 1847 is the date the Mormons settled the area.
The eagle and the US flags on the seal affirm loyalty to the Union.
The gold circle was added for aesthetic reasons by the original manufacturer and, finding it was an improvement, the circle was officially added.
www.ultimateflags.com /states/utah.htm   (85 words)

  
 Flag of Utah -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Flag of Utah -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The (Emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design) flag of (A state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young) Utah consists of the Utah state seal on a background of light blue.
The date 1847 represents the year (United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877)) Brigham Young led the first Mormons into the state.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fl/flag_of_utah.htm   (107 words)

  
 Mermaid Scuba: Utah's Dive Flag Regulations
The Alpha Flag is considered the flag of choice, by the Coast Guard, for vessels (boats) restricted in their ability to maneuver while engaged in diving operations.
A scuba diver shall display a diver's flag prior to diving activity and shall dive and surface in close proximity to the flag.
A square, red flag with a white diagonal stripe from one top corner to the opposite bottom corner should be used to indicate the presence of a diver below.
www.mermaidscuba.com /laws.shtml   (373 words)

  
 Washington County Utah - genealogy and history
Washington County is located in the southwestern corner of Utah.
Many couples traveled to St. George to be married in the LDS temple there so there are couples listed from all over southern Utah, as well as the surrounding states.
The Utah State Map Coordinator is Richard Dwyer.
www.lofthouse.com /USA/Utah/washington/index.html   (1148 words)

  
 Utah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Most of eastern and southern Utah receive 12 inches (300 mm) or less of precipitation per year, while many mountain areas receive more than 40 in (1000 mm) per year, with many areas receiving up to 60 in (1500 mm).
Spring is the wettest season across the north while late Summer and early Autumn are the wettest times in the south and Winter is the wettest season in most of the mountain areas.
The record high temperature in Utah was 117 °F (47 °C), recorded at Saint George on July 5, 1985, and the record low was −69 °F (−56 °C), recorded at Peter's Sink in the Bear River Mountains of northern Utah on February 1, 1985.
www.info-pedia.net /about/utah   (2797 words)

  
 Utah Flag Printout - EnchantedLearning.com
The flag has a deep blue field with the state seal in the center, surrounded by yellow fringe.
In the center of the flag is a bald eagle above a beehive (symbolizing hard work), surrounded by sego lilies (representing peace) and two US flags.
Utah was the 45th state in the USA; it became a state in 1896.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/flags/utah/utahflag.shtml   (211 words)

  
 buy Utah State Flag, History, Picture, and info on Utah State
Appearing on both the state flag and seal was the Mormon’s emblem which was a beehive.
The canton of the flag was changed so the cannon no longer appeared and this flag was used until 1860.
The flag was adopted in March 1911 and in March 1913 changed to the present flag with the arms in color within a gold circle.
www.gettysburgflag.com /Utah_State_Flag.html   (238 words)

  
 Utah Politics | The Flag Question
The program was on the controversy surrounding defacing the flag.
The show grew out of the case of Kris Winsness, who burned a smiley face on an American flag and hung it up in front of his garage in Salt Lake County.
I love and respect the flag, but I think we’re wasting a lot of time and energy trying to force others to not “disrespect” it.
www.utahpolitics.org /archives/010214.shtml   (536 words)

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