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Why is the Mississippi River named the Mississippi?

Though the river was called by many different names, the name Mississippi given to it by the Indians was the name that was used on Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle's map of t (MORE)

How was the Mississippi delta formed?

The Mississippi River Delta was form by a process known as the  delta cycle which took more than 7,000 years to complete. This  process occurs when sediments from the interi (MORE)

What is the definition of delta?

The answer depends on the context.   Delta is a letter of the Greek alphabet and is shaped like a  triangle. Mouths of rivers, which are often triangular in shape  are, (MORE)

How do you get to the Mississippi river from meridian Mississippi?

To get to the Mississippi River from Meridian, MS, you simply take Interstate 20 through Jackson, MS to Vicksburg, MS. Once entering Vicksburg, continuing on Interstate 20 cro (MORE)
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Why has part of the Mississippi delta created a wetland area?

The Delta formed by the soil the river depositsas it flows into the sea and it becomes a wet area just like a swamp.
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What are deltas?

in geography and when talking about landforms, a delta is flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by a river & deposited at its mouth (end).
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