US Mississippi River Map

US Mississippi River Map

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The Mississippi River is one of the world’s major river systems in size, habitat diversity, and biological productivity. It is also one of the world’s most important commercial rivers and one of North America’s great migration routes for both birds and fishes.

The Mississippi River Map is the second-longest river in North America, flowing 2,350 miles from its source at Lake Itasca through the center of the continental United States to the Gulf of Mexico.

The Missouri River is about 100 miles long and it is a tributary of the Mississippi River.

According To Some Source, the US Mississippi River Map as being the third-longest river system in the world if the length of Missouri and Ohio Rivers are added to the Mississippi’s main stem.

Communities up and down the river use the Mississippi to obtain freshwater and to discharge their industrial and municipal waste.

The Mississippi River Plays a significant Role In the economy in the upper Midwest. Barges and their tows move approximately 175 million tons of freight each year on the upper Mississippi through a system of 29 locks and dams.

It is also a major recreational resource for boaters, canoeists, hunters, anglers, and birdwatchers and offers many outdoor opportunities.