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“The presence of [four] biomes (coniferous forest, deciduous forest, prairie, [tallgrass aspen parkland]) in one nonmountainous state is unusual and accounts for the diversity of ecological communities… The fact that [four] of the largest [North American] biomes meet in Minnesota makes the ecology of our state especially interesting.”

p.7, Minnesota’s Natural Heritage: An Ecological Perspective (1995) by John R. Tester

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“The Minnesota Judgment Hammer” (MinnPost, David Gillette) »

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A (roughly 75%) watered shape,

Of serpentine, jagged, meandering edges,

Liquid limits, a swimming selvage,

And straight lines too;

Plus, a jut,

A notch from our northern neighbors.

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“The story behind Minnesota’s weirdly shaped northern border” (MinnPost, William E. Lass) »

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Historical marker noting the location of a 3-way continental divide in northern Minnesota. (waymarking.com)

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Timeline of Minnesota History (MHS) »

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1860s-MN-cty-map-clipped

1860s map of Minnesota counties, via NYPL Map Warper »

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The Bridge Collapse by Kevin Kling »

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Mapping the Measure of America » 

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Minnesota( n)ice

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Statewide Geology Data for Minnesota »