Upstream portion of the Mississippi river
For the wine region, see Upper Mississippi Valley AVA.
|Upper Mississippi River|
The Upper Mississippi River near Harpers Ferry, Iowa
|Country||US, Canada |
| • location||Lake Itasca, Minnesota|
| • coordinates||47°15′11″N 95°12′43″W / 47.253°N 95.212°W / 47.253; -95.212|
| • elevation||450 m (1,480 ft)|
|St. Louis, Missouri (flows into the Middle Mississippi) |
|Length||1,300 miles (2092.147 km) |
|Basin size||490,000 km2 (190,000 sq mi)|
| • average||5,796 m3/s (204,700 cu ft/s)|
Barge going under the Mississippi River Bridge (La Crosse, Wisconsin)
The Upper Mississippi River is the portion of the Mississippi River upstream of St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the confluence of its main tributary, the Missouri River.
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- ^ "UMESC - About the Upper Mississippi River System". www.umesc.usgs.gov. Retrieved 4 June 2020.
- ^ "River and Basin Facts". Upper Mississippi River Basin Association. Retrieved 2009-04-07.
- ^ "Background on Upper Mississippi River Basin". EPA: Mississippi River Basin & Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia. Retrieved 2006-04-01.
The Upper Mississippi River is the portion of the Mississippi River upstream of St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the confluence of its main tributary...
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The Mississippi River is the second-longest river and chief river of the second-largest drainage system in North America, second only to the Hudson Bay...
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former locks and dams of the Upper Mississippi River which ends at the Mississippi River's confluence with the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois. The Army...
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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...
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crossings of the Upper Mississippi River which begins at the Mississippi River's source and extends to its confluence with the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois...
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Mississippi River is the portion of the Mississippi River downstream of Cairo, Illinois. From the confluence of the Ohio River and Upper Mississippi River...
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The Upper Mississippi River Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area covering 29,914 square miles (77,477 km2; 19,144,960 acres) located along the...
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confluence with the Mississippi River. This has led to the new hypothesis that the ancient Upper Mississippi River (also named the Wyalusing River) at one time...
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Minnesota has 6,564 natural rivers and streams that cumulatively flow for 69,000 miles (111,000 km). The Mississippi River begins its journey from its...
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List of crossings of the Upper Mississippi River List of crossings of the Ohio River List of crossings of the Arkansas River "Dorena - Hickman Ferry"...
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abundant in the Upper Mississippi River basin before it was impounded. Currently, skipjack is most abundant in the Upper Mississippi River below the mouth...
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Iowa rivers are part of the Mississippi River Watershed, which in Iowa consists of the Upper Mississippi River Drainage Basin and the Missouri River Drainage...
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The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge is a 240,000-acre (970 km2), 261-mile long (420 km) National Wildlife Refuge located in...
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flooding. The largest flood ever recorded on the Missouri River and Upper Mississippi River in terms of discharge. This flood was particularly devastating...
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for 2,341 miles (3,767 km) before entering the Mississippi River north of St. Louis, Missouri. The river drains a sparsely populated, semi-arid watershed...
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exclusively, is a variety of the French language spoken in the upper Mississippi River Valley in the Midwestern United States, particularly in eastern...
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merges with the Mississippi Flyway between Missouri and the Gulf of Mexico. In the northern portions of the Upper Mississippi River, the birds congregate...
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Minnesota and Wisconsin, which comprise the watersheds of the Upper Mississippi River and upper Great Lakes. The USGS Mineral Resources Program...
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missionary, were the first non-Natives to explore and map the Upper Mississippi River. Jolliet was born in 1645 in Beaupré, a French settlement near...
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500-foot (150 m) bluff overlooking the Upper Mississippi River opposite the confluence of the Wisconsin River. The park is operated by the Iowa Department...
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Upper Mississippi River distances from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Lower Mississippi River distances from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Ohio River distances...
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to the entire Upper Mississippi River watershed, French colonial settlement was concentrated along the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers in what is now...
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Engineers Mississippi Valley Division (MVD) is responsible for the Corps water resources programs within 370,000-square-miles of the Mississippi River Valley...
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Mississippi and Missouri Rivers Flood of 1993) was a flood that occurred in the Midwestern United States, along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers and...
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best-known of these in North America; its immense mating swarms in the Upper Mississippi River region fill the air on a few summer nights each year much like...
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involving most of the rivers in eastern Iowa which began June 8 and continued until July 1. Flooding continued on the Upper Mississippi River in the southeastern...
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and Ramsey, to just downstream of Hastings. This stretch of the upper Mississippi River includes natural, historical, recreational, cultural, scenic, scientific...
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variations), are a Native American people of the Great Plains, upper Mississippi River, and western Great Lakes region. They traditionally speak the Potawatomi...
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