There is some debate over the length of the Mississippi River, with the U.S. Geologic Survey, the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area and the EPA all placing it at different lengths between 2,300 and 2,552 mil... More »

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One of the most interesting facts about Mississippi is that it has more tree farms than any other state. Nearly 60 percent of Mississippi is heavily forested and more than 100 tree species can be found in the state. Miss... More »

At 2,350 miles long, the Mississippi River is the third longest river in North America. It originates at Lake Itasca and deposits water into the Gulf of Mexico. The narrowest part of the Mississippi River is between 20 a... More »

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The Lower Mississippi River Cruise, the Big Bang Swing Cruise and the Civil War Cruise are some of the river cruises in Mississippi, as of 2015. Starting at New Orleans or Memphis, these cruises travel along the part of ... More »

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At 2,350 miles long, the Mississippi River is the third longest river in North America. It originates at Lake Itasca and deposits water into the Gulf of Mexico. The narrowest part of the Mississippi River is between 20 a... More »

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The Mississippi River is reported to have different lengths depending on the source consulted. The EPA says it is 2,320 miles long, the United States Geologic Survey says it is 2,300 miles long and the staff of Itasca St... More »

The Mississippi River ranges in width from 20 to 30 feet at Lake Itasca to 11 miles at Lake Winnibigoshish, both in Minnesota. The widest navigational section of the river is two miles, at Lake Pepin, also in the "Land o... More »