|Signed into Statehood on May 11, 1858||
Capital: Saint Paul
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NOTE: I HAVEN'T BEEN THERE YET.
Named from the Sioux for
"sky-tinted water," and nicknamed The Land of 10,000 Lakes.
Minnesota is bordered by Canada to the north; Wisconsin to the east; North
Dakota and South Dakota to
the west and Iowa to the south.
Minnesota's highest peak is Eagle Mountain at 2,301 feet, the 37th highest in the United States. The lowest point is along the shore of Lake Superior, which is 602 feet above sea level.
Last Updated on 03/02/2008 by Floridawn Designs