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Description: The Physical map of Mississippi showing major geographical features such as rivers, lakes, topography and land formations.

Mississippi State Facts and Brief Information...

Mississippi is the 33rd largest state in the country of the United States of America. It covers an area of about 119283 square kilometers. It lies between north latitude 35 degrees and west longitude 91.41 degrees. It sits in the southeastern part of the country.

The state is 170 miles wide and 340 miles long. The country shares a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico in the south. The highest peak in the country is known as Woddall Mountain which is hardly considered as a mountain as it rests 806 feet above sea level. The lowest point in the state however lies at mean sea level on the Gulf of Mexico. The mean elevation of the state measures in at 300 feet above sea level.

The main rivers that flow in the state are the Mississippi, Pearl, Big Black and Yazoo. The lakes present in the state are Sardis, Grenada and the Ross Barnett Reservoir.

The area near the Gulf of Mexico is characterized by coastal plains which stretch inland with sandy shores. The delta of the Yazoo and Mississippi rivers is very low lying and fertile. The loess lies near the dealt formed by the Gulf of Mexico in the south.

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