Oregon is the 10th largest US state by area covering 96,002 sq miles of land and 1,129 sq miles of water.
The highest point of elevation is Mount Hood (11,239 ft - 3,425 m) The lowest point is the Pacific Ocean coastline. Oregon was the 33rd state to be admited to the Union on the 14th of February 1859.
The eclipse will make landfall at Depoe Bay and the center line intersects with highway 5 between state capital Salem and Jefferson. Portland (the states largest city) and Eugene lie outside of the line of totality but a partial eclipse will be visible.
On highway 84, Huntington, Ontario, Fruitland and Payette are in the line of totality.
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Mark Sukhija is a travel and wine blogger, photographer, tourism researcher, hat-touting, white-shirt-wearing, New Zealand fantatic and eclipse chaser. Aside from at least annual visits to New Zealand, Mark has seen eclipses in South Australia (2002), Libya (2006), China (2009) and Queensland (2012). After twelve years in Switzerland, Mark moved back to London in 2012. You can follow Mark on Twitter or Facebook