Second-longest river and chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.- Mississippi River
500 related topics
Iowa is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri River and Big Sioux River to the west.
In hydrology, a mainstem (or trunk) is "the primary downstream segment of a river, as contrasted to its tributaries".
In the United States, the Mississippi River mainstem achieves a Strahler number of 10, the highest in the nation.
Small glacial lake, approximately 1.8 sqmi in area.
Located in southeastern Clearwater County, in the Headwaters area of north central Minnesota, it is notable for being the headwater of the Mississippi River.
State in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee; to the east by Alabama; to the south by the Gulf of Mexico; to the southwest by Louisiana; and to the northwest by Arkansas.
Mississippi's western boundary is largely defined by the Mississippi River.
State in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The Missouri River, after which the state is named, flows through the center into the Mississippi River, which makes up the eastern border.
State in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States.
A large part of its eastern boundary is demarcated by the Mississippi River.
Longest river in the United States.
Rising in the Rocky Mountains of the Eastern Centennial Mountains of Southwestern Montana, the Missouri flows east and south for 2341 mi before entering the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri.
State in the Midwestern United States.
Owing to its central location and geography, the state is a major transportation hub: the Port of Chicago enjoys access to the Atlantic Ocean through the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Seaway, and to the Gulf of Mexico from the Mississippi River via the Illinois Waterway.
Landlocked state in the South Central United States.
The state's diverse geography ranges from the mountainous regions of the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, which make up the U.S. Interior Highlands, to the densely forested land in the south known as the Arkansas Timberlands, to the eastern lowlands along the Mississippi River and the Arkansas Delta.
A number of pre-Columbian cultures are collectively termed "Mound Builders".
Geographically, the cultures were present in the region of the Great Lakes, the Ohio River Valley, and the Mississippi River valley and its tributary waters.