14 Fun Facts About the Mississippi River by Caitlind Alexander
The Muddy Mississippi River is the largest river in the United States, and one of the most well known rivers in the world. People have been discovering things about this river for hundreds of years. How much do you know about America’s waterway? Do you know the answers to these questions? Where does the Mississippi River begin? Where does the Mississippi River lose most of its elevation? How many dams are there on the Mississippi River? How much of America’s rainfall ends up in the Mississippi River? How long does it take water to flow from the beginning of the Mississippi River to the end?
Find out more about the Mississippi River and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
All measurements in American and metric.
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Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the Wonderful World of Animals series, the Miss Jones series, and a number of books in the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series.
Caitlind is also an accomplished speaker. She has given numerous talks to children and school classes. She also gives talks and seminars for writers on topics ranging from creating believable characters to publishing ebooks.
She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.