The Mississippi River System, also referred to as the Western Rivers, is a mostly
riverine network of the United States which includes the Mississippi River and ...
The Missouri and Ohio Rivers and numerous other smaller rivers drain into the
Mississippi River. Altogether the Mississippi drains about 41 percent of the U.S. ...
Map of the ports and harbors on the Mississippi River System.
The Mississippi River is one of the world's major river systems in size, habitat
diversity and biological productivity. It is the third longest river in North America, ...
The Missouri River
, the longest river
in the United States, the Mississippi River
, the second longest river
in the United States, and Jefferson River
combine to form this system
at a total length of 3,979 miles (6,352 km). Both the Missouri River
and the Mississippi Ri
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Nov 7, 2014 ... Taken together, the Jefferson, Missouri, and Mississippi form the largest river
system in North America with a length of 3,745 miles, making this ...
Water from parts or all of 31 states drains into the Mississippi River, and creates a
... of nutrients being discharged from the river system into the Gulf of Mexico.
The Mississippi River is, in many ways, the nation's best known and most
important river system. Mississippi River water quality is of paramount importance
Jun 12, 2015 ... Although the Mississippi can be ranked as the fourth longest river in the world by
adding the length of the Missouri-Jefferson (Red Rock) system ...
General description of and information about the 1300-mile Upper Mississippi
River System. Includes heritage, economic, and environmental information and ...