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The Mississippi's Curious Origins

A mountain range once separated the continental interior of the U.S. from the Gulf of Mexico. Some clever geologic sleuthing has revealed how that barrier was breached, allowing the river to reach the Gulf

December 16, 2006 — Roy B. Van Arsdale and Randel T. Cox

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