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  • It stretches 2,320 miles from Lake Itasca, Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico, just 95 river miles south of New Orleans.

    Hurricane Katrina: The Fate of New Orleans Hangs in an Uncomfortable Balance with Mother Nature

  • It stretches 2,320 miles from Lake Itasca, Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico, just 95 river miles south of New Orleans.

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  • From its source in Lake Itasca in Minnesota to its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico in southeast Louisiana, the Mississippi River is 2,348 miles (3,779 kilometers) long, making it the second-longest river in North America.

    Travel Guide: the Watery Wonders in the U.S.A.

  • He finds it at a body of water in northwest Minnesota he names Lake Itasca, one of many places for which he creates faux Indian names from Latin words.

    At Least He Asked for Directions

  • As I canoed down the Mississippi River from its beginning at Lake Itasca, Minnesota, it started out as beautiful as a dream.

    Plague of Plastics Across the Oceans

  • The headwaters of the Mississippi, by the way, up in north-central Minnesota, Lake Itasca, and then they kind of filter down and, obviously, becoming a little bit more concentrated.

    CNN Transcript Aug 2, 2007

  • As I canoed down the Mississippi River from its beginning at Lake Itasca, Minnesota, it started out as beautiful as a dream.

    Plague of Plastics: Part 14--Next Added 100 Million Americans

  • He finds it at a body of water in northwest Minnesota, which he names Lake Itasca.

    At Least He Asked for Directions

  • And there's a part of Minnesota on the North side of Lake Itasca, that you can't even get to from anywhere else in the United States, unless you go by boat.

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  • None of her gifts lasted longer though than her endorsement of my sense, growing from the age of six, that all work which we agree to call beautiful rises from our early dealings with the unseen world of power, as the Mississippi rises in Lake Itasca.

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  • Source of the Mississippi River.

    December 20, 2010