Cross River (Lake Superior)

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Cross River
Origin Minnesota[1]
Basin countries United States

The Cross River is a 20.4-mile-long (32.8 km)[2] river in northern Minnesota, the United States. It is a direct tributary of Lake Superior.

Cross River was named for a wooden cross erected at the river's mouth by a priest.[3]

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Coordinates: 47°32′35″N 90°53′31″W / 47.5429584°N 90.8918179°W / 47.5429584; -90.8918179[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cross River (Lake Superior)
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed May 7, 2012
  3. ^ Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 142. 
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cross River