The Mississippi River is included in the list of the world’s greatest rivers. It is more than 2,700 miles long and drains an area of more than one-eighth of the United States.
The river typically flows at a slow to moderate pace, but the speed can vary depending on the amount of rainfall and other conditions.
It is a famous destination for tourists who want to experience the beauty of the river and its surrounding areas.
The river is home to many tributaries, including the Snake River. Its average discharge is about 265,000 cubic feet per second (7,500 cubic meters per second).