Formation of Valley

The Streams and Rivers of Minnesota

Waters, Thomas F.
Organized by Minnesota's major watersheds, this book provides useful information on such aspects of the state's rivers as geological origins, ecological characteristics, and historical events. The chapter on the Minnesota River includes a discussion of the Sioux Uprising of 1862, the formation of the valley by the Glacial River Warren, notable natural characteristics of the river, primary tributaries, early exploration, fish and wildlife, and recreational uses.
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