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Kansas is one of the mid-western states and famous for its wheat production and sunflowers. The state capital is Topeka, but the most populated city is Witchita. Kansas is bordered by Colorado to the west, Missouri to the east, Nebraska to the north, Oklahoma to the north and the geographic center of the United States is situated near the town of Lebanon.

Kansas has a continental climate and is extremely variable from the north to the south. The temperatures for Topeka in the coldest month of January are 37f/17f (3c/-8c) and for July 89f/68f (32c/20c). Rainfall is around 40 inches per year with 75% of the rain falling during the spring/summer period. A point of interest is that Dodge City is renowned to be the windiest city in the US.

Had a problem in finding dive sites in Kansas, so if anyone out there would like to contribute with some information that would be great. Divers from Kansas do travel to Beaver Lake in Arkansas where you can get air fills at Lost Bridge Marina. The lake is 300 feet deep in places and numerous objects have been placed to dive to, such as boats, cars and statues, but the most popular spot is The Old Foundation, which was a holiday resort from the 1800s and way back then, it boasted as having the two largest hotels in the world. Today, all that remains are the foundations, plus there are some large bridges and an amphitheatre.

Note - Travel to any destination may be adversely affected by conditions including (but not limited) to security, entry and exit requirements, health conditions, local laws and culture, natural disasters and climate. Regardless of your destination, check your local travel advisory board or department for travel advice about that location when planning your trip and again shortly before you leave.
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