The Mississippi River begins at its source at Lake Itasca in north central Minnesota. It is North America's third longest river, ranking fourth globally when it joins the Missouri River to form the Mississippi-Missouri R... More »

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The Mississippi River begins in Lake Itasca in Minnesota, flows through the middle of the continental United States and finally ends in the Gulf of Mexico. At 2,350 miles long, it is the third-longest river in North Amer... More »

In "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain, Huck and Jim begin their journey down the Mississippi River in order to avoid Jim's capture. Being an escaped slave, Jim is subject to a bounty, which places him in ... More »

The Mississippi River begins in Lake Itasca in Minnesota, flows through the middle of the continental United States and finally ends in the Gulf of Mexico. At 2,350 miles long, it is the third-longest river in North Amer... More »

On a map of the United States, the Mississippi River has its source at Lake Itasca in northwestern Minnesota and flows south to empty into the Gulf of Mexico near the city of New Orleans in Louisiana. Some websites that ... More »

The Mississippi River flows into the Gulf of Mexico from its source at Lake Itasca, Minnesota. As the third longest river in the North American continent, the Mississippi River flows a total length of 2,350 miles through... More »

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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 »