Minnesota Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by MN County

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Minnesota
Physical Features
Arches 1
Areas 5
Bars 12
Basins 3
Bays 328
Beaches 2
Bends 9
Capes 286
Cliffs 18
Falls 44
Flats 94
Forests 68
Gaps 5
Guts 50
Islands 585
Lakes 8,797
Pillars 5
Plains 1
Ranges 9
Rapids 22
Ridges 33
Springs 10
Streams 1,997
Summits 105
Swamps 152
Valleys 81
Minnesota
Cultural Features
Airports 573
Bridges 63
Buildings 2,983
Canals 1,454
Cemeteries 3,704
Channels 53
Churches 5,120
Civil 2,841
Crossings 310
Dams 882
Harbors 5
Hospitals 868
Levees 9
Locales 2,623
Mines 194
Parks 3,566
Post Offices 773
Reserves 6
Reservoirs 702
Schools 3,654
Towers 476
Trails 116
Tunnels 2
Minnesota Historical
Features/Landmarks
Buildings 4
Cemeteries 22
Churches 12
Civil 57
Crossings 1
Dams 3
Lakes 3
Locales 435
Military (Historical) 9
Populated Places 19
Post Offices 1,159
Reservoirs 2
Schools 397

Minnesota's National
Historic Landmarks
22
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.