The Great Missouri River

The Great Missouri River (HM1QT2)

Location: Burbank, SD 57010 Union County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 47.047', W 96° 47.225'

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Missouri National Recreational River

The Missouri, the continent's longest river, figures prominently in the unfolding of America's saga. Flowing nearby in its 2,341 - mile course from the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi, the Big Muddy is not only loaded with sediment but steeped in stories about American Indians, Lewis and Clark, fur traders, and steamboat captains.

The Missouri River's role in the settlement of the Great Plains is celebrated in two free flowing portions that Congress set aside as Missouri National Recreational River. Unlike the dammed and channelized sections, these river segments provide opportunities to pursue outdoor activities within one of America's great historic settings.
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HM NumberHM1QT2
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Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 681004 N 4739216
Decimal Degrees42.78411667, -96.78708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 47.047', W 96° 47.225'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 47' 2.82" N, 96° 47' 13.5" W
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Area Code(s)605
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 80917-84377 471st Ave, Burbank SD 57010, US
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