High Island Creek

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High Island Creek
Location
CountryUnited States
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationMinnesota
 ⁃ elevation1,000 ft (300 m)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Minnesota River 3 mi (4.8 km) north of Henderson
 ⁃ elevation
700 ft (210 m)
Basin sizeNone

High Island Creek is a 69.4-mile-long (111.7 km)[1] tributary of the Minnesota River in Minnesota. It rises as Judicial Ditch No. 11 in eastern Renville County, 6 miles (10 km) south of the city of Hector, and flows east into Sibley County, then McLeod County, then back into Sibley County, where it passes the city of Arlington before entering the Minnesota River 3 miles (5 km) north of Henderson.

The creek took its name from High Island Lake, a lake along its course.[2]

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Coordinates: 44°35′08″N 93°54′05″W / 44.5855190°N 93.9013551°W / 44.5855190; -93.9013551[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed October 5, 2012
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 319.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: High Island Creek