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Science In Your Backyard: Minnesota


  • Minnesota Water Science Center
    Mounds View Park
    2280 Woodale Dr.
    Mounds View, MN 55112
    Phone: (763) 783-3100
    Fax: (763) 783-3103
    Office hours: 8:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Time

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: MN, ND, SD)

    .S. Geological Survey
    Minnesota Mapping Partnership Office
    2280 Woodale Drive
    Mounds View, MN 55112
    Phone: (763) 783-3207

  • USGS Minnesota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

    Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
    University of Minnesota
    200 Hodson Hall
    1980 Folwell Avenue
    St. Paul, Minnesota 55108-6124
    Phone: 612-624-3421
    Fax: 612-625-5299

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Minnesota State Facts

Image of Minnesota with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Saint Paul(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 79,610 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 5,303,925
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Eagle Mtn. at 2,301 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Cook
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Lake Superior at 601 feet
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located in Crow Wing County approx. 10 miles southwest of Brainerd
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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