मिसिसिपी नदी

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निर्देशाङ्क: २९°०९′०४″ उत्तर ८९°१५′१२″ पश्चिम / २९.१५१११° उत्तर ८९.२५३३३° पश्चिम / 29.15111; -89.25333
मिसिसिपी नदी
The Mississippi in flood between Missouri and Illinois
नामाकरण: Ojibwe word misi-ziibi, meaning "Great River", or gichi-ziibi, meaning "Big River"
देश  United States
राज्यहरू Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana
सहायक नदीहरू
 - वायाँ St. Croix River, Wisconsin River, Rock River, Illinois River, Kaskaskia River, Ohio River
 - दायाँ Minnesota River, Des Moines River, Missouri River, White River, Arkansas River, Red River
शहरहरू Minneapolis, MN, St. Paul, MN, Quad Cities,IA/IL, St. Louis, MO, Memphis, TN, Baton Rouge, LA, New Orleans, LA
श्रोत Lake Itasca[१]
 - स्थान Itasca State Park, Clearwater County, MN
 - अवनति १,४७५ फिट (४५० मी)
 - निर्देशांक ४७°१४′२३″ उत्तर ९५°१२′२७″ पश्चिम / ४७.२३९७२° उत्तर ९५.२०७५०° पश्चिम / 47.23972; -95.20750
मुख Gulf of Mexico
 - स्थान Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, LA
 - अवनति ० फिट (० मी)
 - निर्देशांक २९°०९′०४″ उत्तर ८९°१५′१२″ पश्चिम / २९.१५१११° उत्तर ८९.२५३३३° पश्चिम / 29.15111; -89.25333
लम्बाई २,३२० मी (३,७३४ किमी)
सिँचित क्षेत्र १,१५१,००० वर्ग मिटर (२,९८१,०७६ किमी)
निर्वहन को लागि mouth; max and min at Baton Rouge, LA
 - औषत ५९३,००० क्यु फिट/से (१६,७९२ मी/से) [२]
 - अधिक ३,०६५,००० क्यु फिट/से (८६,७९१ मी/से)
 - न्यून १५९,००० क्यु फिट/से (४,५०२ मी/से)
Map of the course, watershed, and major tributaries of the Mississippi River
Detailed map of Mississippi River tributary structure

मिसिसिपी नदी उत्तर अमेरिकाको सबैभन्दा ठूलो नदि हो ।[३][४]

सन्दर्भ सूची[सम्पादन गर्ने]

  1. The United States Geological Survey recognizes two contrasting definitions of a river's source.USGS.gov By the stricter definition, the Mississippi would share its source with its longest tributary, the Missouri, at Brower's Spring in Montana. The other definition acknowledges "somewhat arbitrary decisions" and places the Mississippi's source at Lake Itasca, which is publicly accepted as the source,USGS.gov and which had been identified as such by Brower himself.MT.gov
  2. Kammerer, J.C. (May 1990). "Largest Rivers in the United States". U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-22.
  3. United States Geological Survey Hydrological Unit Code: 08-09-01-00- Lower Mississippi-New Orleans Watershed
  4. "Lengths of the major rivers". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-03-14.