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Is (Boise) Idaho part of the Pacific Northwest?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by IDtrucks, Mar 9, 2013.

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Is (Boise) Idaho part of the PNW

Poll closed Apr 8, 2013.
  1. Yes, it is, and oz can't read a map

    27 vote(s)
    33.8%
  2. No it's not, Idaho belongs in the Mid West

    20 vote(s)
    25.0%
  3. Where he heck is Idaho?

    5 vote(s)
    6.3%
  4. Potato

    28 vote(s)
    35.0%
  1. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:25 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks [OP] Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    So for some reason OZ-T aka Peter north has insisted that Idaho is not part of the Pacific Northwest. Every map I have looked at shows, at least Boise where I live, is in fact part of the PNW. So Tw cartographers? Is idaho in the pnw?


    To help, I have provided some maps



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    Here is a definition off the interwebs

    "The Northwestern United States is an informal geographic region of the United States. The region consistently includes the states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho—and usually Montana and Wyoming. Some sources include southeast Alaska in the Northwest. The related but distinct term "Pacific Northwest" generally excludes areas from the Rockies eastward."

    Aaaaand a definition.

    The Pacific Northwest is a region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and, loosely, by the Rocky Mountains on the east.


    Seems pretty clear cut.
     
  2. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:27 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    No

    Key word here is " PACIFIC "

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:29 PM
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    maxamillion2345

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    Yes. And I honestly believe that, though If I didn't I'd probably say yes just to spite Oz anyway. But yes, it is.

    Crazy [​IMG]
     
  4. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:30 PM
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    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks [OP] Just out for a rip are ya bud?

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    Boy howdy that was fast oz.

    There are two key words, pacific and northwest. It does not need to touch the pacific, to be part of the Pacific Northwest region, because the terrain and climate is similar to the other states in the pnw, like Oregon an Washington, hence why it is included.
     
  5. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:31 PM
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    Some say Pacific NW and some say Intermountain W. I grew up in Bozo and I say it is definitely part of the PNW.
     
  6. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:33 PM
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    Hangers on
     
  7. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:41 PM
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    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    The border with a state that touches the Pacific

    ie : actual PNW States / Provinces
     
  8. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:41 PM
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    IDtrucks

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    Apperently becuse it doesent touch the Pacific Ocean
    But the Rockies are what keepts Idaho in the pnw and seperates it from the mid west.
     
  9. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:43 PM
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    :cookiemonster:
     
  10. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:43 PM
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    are you saying the 49th parallel doesn't acheive the same thing ?
     
  11. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:47 PM
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    Wouldn't that make BC in the PSW then? :D
     
  12. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:50 PM
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    We're talking geographical features and regions not the legal boarders of countries.
     
  13. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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    In Canadian BC is in the PSW , in hillbilly it's translated as PNW
     
  14. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:52 PM
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    they are both arbitrary lines
     
  15. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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  16. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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    and the award for the most nongermane argument ever goes to...
     
  17. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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    That's crazy talk
     
  18. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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    damn straight
     
  19. Mar 9, 2013 at 12:58 PM
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    No. It's in the Mountain Time Zone and not the Pacific Time Zone.
     
  20. Mar 9, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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    The question was is BOISE part of the pacific northwest. Boise is Mountain time.
     
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