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Pacific Border province

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Pacific Border province

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


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. The region is prone to earthquakes, residing along the eastern edge of the Pacific Ring of Fire.


The Pacific Border province contains nine separate and smaller sections:


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