Minnesota River Basin Overview

basin overview


VIRTUAL TOURS

Explore the Minnesota River Basin by taking a tour of the mainstem
or tributary rivers. More are in development so check back soon.


ANIMATIONS

These require the flash plug-in.
Download here.
360 Panoramic Virtual Tour

Google Earth Flyover of Basin

Minnesota River Tour

River Stories: Interviews of Longtime Residents




High Island Creek Watershed Tour


Little Cottonwood River Tour

Rush River Watershed Tour


Seven Mile Creek Tour



 







 

flash icon Early Explorer's Journal: Joseph Nicollet (5.5 mb)

flash icon Glaciation (0.5 mb)

flash icon Valley Formation & River Warren (0.5 mb)

flash icon Interactive Hydrograph (3.2 mb)

flash icon Wetland Loss (1.1 mb) 

flash icon Wetland Restoration (1.6 mb)

flash icon Lakeshore Development (6.0 mb)









 

WEB MAPPING

BASIN BASICS

 



 


History


 






floods
 

Landscape & Wildlife

Geology & Hydrology

 



















 



















WATER QUALITY

Learn more about Water Quality in the Minnesota River Basin.




 

 

 

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