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Mississippi River

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The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North American continent. Flowing entirely in the United ...

History & Culture - Mississippi National River & Recreation Area ...

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The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is rich with historical and cultural stories. The following collection of resources found on these pages are ...

Mississippi: History - Infoplease

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History. The Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto is credited with the European discovery of the Mississippi River in 1541. The French explorers Jacques ...

The Mississippi River: Facts, History & Location | Study.com

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You may have learned that the Mississippi River is the fourth longest river in the world. It also supplies water for millions of people and...

The Mississippi River and the Expansion of America

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The Mississippi River is the largest river system in the United States,at more than ... AMERICAN HISTORY. The Mississippi River and Expansion of America.

US River Cruise Destinations | American Cruise Lines

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Cruise the Cumberland River to the Mississippi River from Nashville to St. ... our authentic paddlewheelers as we celebrate the music, history, and culture of the.

Mississippi River Information and History - Four Rivers Realty

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The Mississippi River has a significant amount of history and tradition behind it. The river was formed in the most recent Ice Age, which started about 2 million ...

Earthquake causes fluvial tsunami in Mississippi - Feb ... - History.com

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On this day in 1812, the most violent of a series of earthquakes near Missouri causes a so-called fluvial tsunami in the Mississippi River, actually making the river ...

Mississippi River flood of 1927 | American history | Britannica.com

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Flooding of the lower Mississippi River valley in April 1927, one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States. More than 23000 square miles ...

Mississippi River Flood History 1543-Present

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Oct 12, 2011 ... High Flows and Flood History on the Lower Mississippi River ... Severe flooding of the Mississippi River due to a landfalling hurricane's surge.

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Mississippi River Facts - Mississippi National River & Recreation ...

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Mississippi River Overview The Mississippi River is one of the world's major river systems in size, habitat diversity and biological productivity. It is the third ...

Mississippi (river US) Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia ...

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MISSISSIPPI RIVER. One of the major rivers of North America, the Mississippi River has been a focal point in American history, commerce, agriculture, literature , ...

Rivers of Life: History of Transportation, part 1

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The History of Transportation on the Mississippi River Part One by Richard Moore , IWLA. The Mississippi River courses from the northwoods of Minnesota to the ...