Baptism River

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Baptism River
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High Falls on the Baptism River, Tettegouche State Park
Country United States
Physical characteristics
Main source Minnesota
47°24′48″N 91°14′38″W / 47.4132473°N 91.2437708°W / 47.4132473; -91.2437708[1]
River mouth Lake Superior
600 feet (180 m)
47°20′10″N 91°11′52″W / 47.3360284°N 91.1976635°W / 47.3360284; -91.1976635Coordinates: 47°20′10″N 91°11′52″W / 47.3360284°N 91.1976635°W / 47.3360284; -91.1976635[1]
Length 8.8 miles (14.2 km)
Basin features
Basin size 53,900 acres (218 km2)[2]

The Baptism River is an 8.8-mile-long (14.2 km)[3] river of the U.S. state of Minnesota. The High Falls of the Baptism River, in Tettegouche State Park, is the highest waterfall entirely within the state of Minnesota at 60 feet (18 m). The High Falls on the Pigeon River is higher, but is on the border with Ontario.

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  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Baptism River
  2. ^ "Lake Superior Streams - Baptism River". Archived from the original on 2011-02-19. Retrieved 2011-02-18. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed May 7, 2012

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