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Did Ja Know?

Minnesota boasts more shoreline than the state of California and has the most water in the lower 48 states. Some of the facts:

  • 11,842 lakes of 10 acres or more
  • more than 14,000 lakes (if you count all of them)
  • 92,000 miles of rivers and streams

Source: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency


By Sea Grant Staff
April 2005

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