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Ecoregions of Minnesota

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NameColor on Map
Tewaukon/Big Stone Stagnation Moraine
Prairie Coteau Escarpment
Big Sioux Basin
Glacial Lake Agassiz Basin
Beach Ridges and Sand Deltas
Minnesota River Prairie
Lake Superior Clay Plain
Chippewa Plains
Nashwauk/Marcell Moraines and Uplands
Minnesota/Wisconsin Upland Till Plain
St. Croix Pine Barrens
Anoka Sand Plain and Mississippi Valley Outwash
Big Woods
North Shore Highlands
Alexandria Moraines and Detroit Lakes Outwash Plain
McGrath Till Plain and Drumlins
Rochester/Paleozoic Plateau Upland
Blufflands and Coulees
Itasca and St. Louis Moraines
Lake Agassiz Plains
Loess Prairies
Peatlands
Forested Lake Plains
Des Moines Lobe
Eastern Iowa and Minnesota Drift Plains
St. Croix Stagnation Moraines
Wadena/Todd Drumlins and Osakis Till Plain
Prairie Coteau
Lower St. Croix and Vermillion Valleys
Mesabi Range
Boundary Lakes and Hills
Glacial Lakes Upham and Aitkin
Toimi Drumlins

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