Missouris largest lakes were created by damming rivers and streams. The lake of the ozarks, impounded by the bagnell dam on the osage river, has an area of 93 square miles (241 square km) and a shoreline of some 1,375 miles (2,200 km) it is among the largest man-made lakes in the country.
Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with tennessee) iowa to the north, illinois, kentucky and tennessee (via the mississippi river) to the east, arkansas to the south and oklahoma, kansas and nebraska to the west. In the south are the ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The missouri river, after which the state is named, flows through the center of the state into the mississippi river, which makes up missouris eastern border.
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Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with tennessee) iowa to the north, illinois, kentucky and tennessee (via the mississippi river) to the east, arkansas to the south and oklahoma, kansas and nebraska to the west.
located on the mississippi and missouri rivers, the state was an important hub of transportation and commerce in early america, and the gateway arch in st.
Missouri is a state in the midwestern region of the united states. With more than six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the country. Louis, kansas city, springfield and columbia the capital is jefferson city.