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Mississippi Landsat State Mosaic

Detailed Description

Hernando DeSoto, a Spanish explorer, discovered the Mississippi River in 1540. It is the largest river in the United States and is the country’s chief waterway. Its nickname is “Old Man River.”

Capital Jackson

Image Source Landsat 8

Population 2,961,279

Number of Pixels 137,217,040

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