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The Coteau des Prairies: orange arrows indicate paths of the two lobes of the glacier around either side of the formation.
The Coteau des Prairies: orange arrows indicate paths of the two lobes of the glacier around either side of the formation.

The Coteau des Prairies is a plateau, approximately 200 miles in length and 100 miles in width (320 by 160 km), rising from the prairie flatlands in eastern South Dakota, southwestern Minnesota, and Northwestern Iowa in the United States. The southeast portion of the Coteau comprises one of the distinct regions of Minnesota, called Buffalo Ridge. The Coteau des Prairies is shown highlighted on a map of North America. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Prairie refers to an area of land of low topographic relief that historically supported grasses and herbs, with few trees, and having generally a mesic (moderate or temperate) climate. ... Official language(s) English Capital Pierre Largest city Sioux Falls Area  Ranked 17th  - Total 77,163 sq mi (199,905 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 380 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The U.S. state of Minnesota can be divided into regions in a variety of ways. ...


The flatiron-shaped plateau was named by early French explorers from New France (Quebec). Coteau means "slope" in French. Flag Capital Quebec Language(s) French Religion Roman Catholicism Government Monarchy King See List of French monarchs Governor See list of Governors Legislature Sovereign Council of New France Historical era Ancien Régime in France  - Royal Control 1655  - Articles of Capitulation of Quebec 1759  - Articles of Capitulation of Montreal 1760... Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Flower Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor Linné) Tree Yellow Birch Bird Snowy Owl Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 75 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of...


The plateau is composed of thick glacial deposits, the remnants of many repeated glaciations, reaching a composite thickness of approximately 900 feet (275 m). They are underlain by small ridge of resistant Cretaceous shale. During the last (Pleistocene) Ice Age, two lobes of the glacier appear to have parted around the preexisting plateau and further deepened the lowlands flanking the plateau. A glacier is a large, long-lasting river of ice that is formed on land and moves in response to gravity and undergoes internal deformation. ... The Cretaceous Period is one of the major divisions of the geologic timescale, reaching from the end of the Jurassic Period (i. ... Shale Shale is a fine-grained sedimentary rock whose original constituents were clays or muds. ... The Pleistocene epoch (IPA: ) is part of the geologic timescale. ... Variations in CO2, temperature and dust from the Vostok ice core over the last 400 000 years For the animated movie, see Ice Age (movie). ...


The plateau has numerous small glacial lakes and is drained by the Big Sioux River in South Dakota and the Cottonwood River in Minnesota. A quarry in the plateau was once the site for obtaining the traditional stone used in Native American peace pipes. Red pipe stone (catlinite), a fine-grained, easily-worked mineral was quarried near present day Pipestone, Minnesota and in adjacent Minnehaha County, South Dakota. The Big Sioux River is a tributary of the Missouri River in the upper Midwest of the United States. ... The Cottonwood River is a tributary of the Minnesota River in southwestern Minnesota. ... A small cinder quarry A dimension stone quarry A quarry is a type of open-pit mine from which rock or minerals are extracted. ... A Lakota (Sioux) peace pipe pipestem, without the pipe itself, displayed at the United States Library of Congress A peace pipe, also called a calumet or medicine pipe, is a ceremonial smoking pipe used by many Native American tribes, traditionally as a token of peace. ... Catlinite (also Pipestone) is a type of red, metamorphosed mudstone (argillite) rock occurring in a matrix of Sioux quartzite. ... Pipestone is a city in Pipestone County, Minnesota, United States. ... Minnehaha County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ...


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The Coteau du Missouri, or Missouri Plateau, is a large plateau that stretches along the eastern side of the valley of the Missouri River in central North Dakota and north central South Dakota in the United States. ...

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Aurora County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Beadle County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Bennett County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Bon Homme County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Brookings County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Brule County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Buffalo County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. ... Butte County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Charles Mix County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. ... Codington County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Corson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Custer County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Davison County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Day County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Deuel County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Dewey County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Edmunds County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Fall River County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Faulk County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Gregory County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Haakon County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hamlin County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hand County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hanson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Harding County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hughes County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hutchinson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Hyde County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Jerauld County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Jones County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Kingsbury County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Lyman County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Marshall County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... McCook County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... McPherson County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Meade County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Mellette County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Miner County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Minnehaha County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Moody County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Pennington County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. ... Perkins County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Potter County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Roberts County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Sanborn County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Shannon County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. ... Spink County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Stanley County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Sully County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Todd County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Tripp County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Turner County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Union County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Walworth County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ... Yankton County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. ... Ziebach County is a county located in the state of South Dakota. ...

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Bloomington | Duluth | Minneapolis | Rochester | Saint Cloud | Saint Paul List of cities in Minnesota, arranged in alphabetical order. ... location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Coordinates: Country United States State Minnesota County Hennepin Founded 1843 Incorporated 1858 Mayor Gene Winstead Area    - City 99. ... Duluths canal connects Lake Superior to the Duluth-Superior harbor and the St. ... Nickname: City of Lakes Motto: En Avant Location in Hennepin County and the state of Minnesota. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Minnesota County Olmsted Founded 1854 Mayor Ardell Brede Area    - City 103. ... St. ... Location in Ramsey County and the state of Minnesota. ...

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Albert Lea | Alexandria | Andover | Anoka | Apple Valley | Austin | Bemidji | Blaine | Brainerd | Brooklyn Center | Brooklyn Park | Buffalo | Burnsville | Champlin | Chanhassen | Chaska | Cloquet | Columbia Heights | Coon Rapids | Cottage Grove | Crystal | Eagan | East Bethel | Eden Prairie | Edina | Elk River | Fairmont | Faribault | Farmington | Fergus Falls | Forest Lake | Fridley | Golden Valley | Ham Lake | Hastings | Hibbing | Hopkins | Hutchinson | Inver Grove Heights | Lakeville | Lino Lakes | Mankato | Maple Grove | Maplewood | Marshall | Mendota Heights | Minnetonka | Moorhead | Mounds View | New Brighton | New Hope | New Ulm | Northfield | North Mankato | North St. Paul | Oakdale | Owatonna | Plymouth | Prior Lake | Ramsey | Red Wing | Richfield | Robbinsdale | Rosemount | Roseville | St. Louis Park | St. Peter | Sartell | Sauk Rapids | Savage | Shakopee | Shoreview | South St. Paul | Stillwater | Vadnais Heights | West St. Paul | White Bear Lake | White Bear Township | Willmar | Winona | Woodbury | Worthington List of cities in Minnesota, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, Minnesota. ... Alexandria is a city in Douglas County, Minnesota, United States. ... Andover is a city located in Anoka County, Minnesota. ... Main Street in downtown Anoka in 2006 The Anoka County Courthouse and Government Center in downtown Anoka in 2006 Anoka is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States. ... Apple Valley is a city located in northwestern Dakota County of Minnesota, and a suburb of the Twin Cities. ... Interstate 90 Business Loop (Oakland Avenue) runs through the center of Austin. ... Bemidji is a city located in Beltrami County, Minnesota. ... Blaine is a city in the state of Minnesota. ... Brainerd is a city located in Crow Wing County, Minnesota. ... Brooklyn Center is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Brooklyn Park is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Buffalo is a city located in Wright County, Minnesota. ... Burnsville is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... The City of Champlin is in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. ... Chanhassen is a city located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Chaska is a city in Carver County, Minnesota, United States. ... Cloquet is a city located in Carlton County, Minnesota. ... Columbia Heights is a city located in Anoka County, Minnesota. ... Coon Rapids is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States. ... Cottage Grove is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States. ... Crystal is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Location in Dakota County and the state of Minnesota. ... East Bethel is a city located in Anoka County, Minnesota. ... Location Location in Hennepin County Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Minnesota Hennepin County founded incorporated 1858 1960s Mayor Nancy Tyra-Lukens Geographical characteristics Area     City 91. ... location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Coordinates: Country United States State Minnesota County Hennepin Founded 1860s Incorporated 1888 Mayor James Hovland Area    - City 41. ... Elk River is a city located in Sherburne County, Minnesota. ... Fairmont is a city in Martin County, Minnesota, United States. ... Nickname: Flambo or Faribo Motto: City of the Move Location in Rice County and the state of Minnesota. ... Farmington is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... Fergus Falls is a city in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. ... Forest Lake is a city located in Washington County, Minnesota. ... Fridley is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota, United States. ... Golden Valley is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. ... Ham Lake is a city located in Anoka County, Minnesota. ... City Hall Mississippi River in Hastings Hastings is a city in Minnesota at the confluence of the Mississippi and St. ... Hibbing is a city in St. ... Hopkins is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Hutchinson is a city located in McLeod County, Minnesota. ... Inver Grove Heights is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... Lakeville is a city located along Interstate 35 in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... Lino Lakes is a city located in Anoka County, Minnesota. ... Mankato is a city in Blue Earth County¹, Minnesota with a population of 32,427 as of the 2000 census². It is the county seat of Blue Earth County, and is located along a large bend of the Minnesota River at its confluence with the Blue Earth River. ... Maple Grove is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Maplewood, incorporated in 1957, is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States. ... Marshall is a city in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States. ... Mendota Heights is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... Minnetonka is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Moorhead is a city located in Clay County, Minnesota. ... Mounds View is a city located in Ramsey County, Minnesota. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... New Hope is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Parking meter checker stands by his police vehicle which is imprinted with the German word for police (Polizei). ... Northfield is a city in Rice County, Minnesota. ... North Mankato is a city located in Nicollet County in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... North St. ... Oakdale is a city located in Washington County, Minnesota. ... The Owatonna Power Plant is a city landmark. ... Plymouth is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Aerial photo of Prior Lake looking northeast. ... Ramsey is a city located in Anoka County, Minnesota. ... Red Wing is a city in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States. ... location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Coordinates: Country United States State Minnesota County Hennepin Founded 1850s Incorporated 1908  - Mayor Debbie Goettel (elected 2006) Area    - City 18. ... Robbinsdale is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. ... Rosemount is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... Roseville is a city located in Ramsey County, Minnesota, just north of Saint Paul. ... Location Location in Hennepin County Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Minnesota Hennepin County Founded Incorporated 1852 November 19, 1886 Mayor Jeff Jacobs (DFL) Geographical characteristics Area     City 28. ... Location in the state of Minnesota. ... Location in the state of Minnesota. ... The Sauk Rapids city limits sign as seen when entering the city from across the Mississippi River. ... City of Savage Logo Savage is a city in Scott County, Minnesota, United States. ... City of Shakopee Logo Shakopee is a city in Scott County, Minnesota, United States. ... Shoreview is a city located in Ramsey County, Minnesota. ... South St. ... A Stillwater city limit sign Stillwater is a city located in Washington County, Minnesota (coordinates, 45. ... Vadnais Heights is a city located in Ramsey County, Minnesota. ... West St. ... White Bear Lake is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States. ... White Bear Township is a township located in Ramsey County, Minnesota. ... Willmar is a city located in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. ... Winona is the county seat of Winona County6. ... Location in Washington County and the state of Minnesota. ... Worthington is a city located in Nobles County, Minnesota. ...

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Aitkin | Anoka | Becker | Beltrami | Benton | Big Stone | Blue Earth | Brown | Carlton | Carver | Cass | Chippewa | Chisago | Clay | Clearwater | Cook | Cottonwood | Crow Wing | Dakota | Dodge | Douglas | Faribault | Fillmore | Freeborn | Goodhue | Grant | Hennepin | Houston | Hubbard | Isanti | Itasca | Jackson | Kanabec | Kandiyohi | Kittson | Koochiching | Lac qui Parle | Lake | Lake of the Woods | Le Sueur | Lincoln | Lyon | McLeod | Mahnomen | Marshall | Martin | Meeker | Mille Lacs | Morrison | Mower | Murray | Nicollet | Nobles | Norman | Olmsted | Otter Tail | Pennington | Pine | Pipestone | Polk | Pope | Ramsey | Red Lake | Redwood | Renville | Rice | Rock | Roseau | St. Louis | Scott | Sherburne | Sibley | Stearns | Steele | Stevens | Swift | Todd | Traverse | Wabasha | Wadena | Waseca | Washington | Watonwan | Wilkin | Winona | Wright | Yellow Medicine List of Minnesota counties: Minnesota counties Aitkin County Anoka County Becker County Beltrami County Benton County Big Stone County Blue Earth County Brown County Carlton County Carver County Cass County Chippewa County Chisago County Clay County Clearwater County Cook County Cottonwood County Crow Wing County Dakota County Dodge County Douglas... Aitkin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Anoka County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Becker County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Beltrami County is a county located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Benton County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Big Stone County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Blue Earth County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Carlton County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Carver County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Chippewa County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Chisago County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Clearwater County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Cottonwood County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Crow Wing County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Dakota County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Dodge County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Faribault County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Fillmore County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Freeborn County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Goodhue County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Hennepin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota, named in honor of the 17th-century French explorer Louis Hennepin. ... Houston County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Hubbard County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Isanti County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Itasca County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kanabec County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kandiyohi County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kittson County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Koochiching County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lac qui Parle County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lake of the Woods County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Le Sueur County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lyon County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mahnomen County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mahnomen County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Martin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... McLeod County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Meeker County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mille Lacs County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Morrison County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mower County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Murray County is a county located in the state of Minnesota, United States. ... Nicollet County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Nobles County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Norman County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Olmsted County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Otter Tail County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pennington County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pine County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pipestone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pope County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Ramsey County [2] is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Red Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Redwood County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Renville County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Rice County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Rock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Roseau County is a county located in the state of Minnesota, United States. ... St. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Sherburne County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... 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Coteau des Prairies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (267 words)
The Coteau des Prairies: orange arrows indicate paths of the two lobes of the glacier around either side of the formation.
The Coteau des Prairies is a plateau, approximately 200 miles in length and 100 miles in width (320 by 160 km), rising from the prairie flatlands in eastern South Dakota, southwestern Minnesota, and Northwestern Iowa in the United States.
The southeast portion of the Coteau comprises one of the distinct regions of Minnesota, called Buffalo Ridge.
The Coteau des Prairies (176 words)
The north-pointing, flatiron-shaped Coteau des Prairies in eastern South Dakota is one of the the most conspicuous landforms of the middle U.S. on this map.
The stream divide that was in place on either side of the Coteau (French for "hill") is probably the point at which the last Pleistocene ice sheet divided into lobes on either side of the formation.
The James River Lobe on the west and the Des Moines Lobe to the east moved south beside the Coteau in pre-glacial stream valleys.
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