Similarities Between Minnesota And New Mexico Essay

711 Words Jun 11th, 2016 3 Pages
Essay 1 - Comparison
When discussing states in this country it is common knowledge that each has its own unique personality. What most people don’t think about is how similar two places can be while still appearing completely different. Two states that people would not think have any similarities are Minnesota and New Mexico. Minnesota and New Mexico have very different landmarks, weather, and terrain but still share several things in common.
Minnesota is located in the northern half of the country, which causes it to have humid summers and very cold winter weather. During the summer months weather is typically hot and humid with occasional tornadoes. Alternately, the winter weather is usually below zero temperatures with lots of snow. This can sometimes result in a blizzard. As a result of the moisture, Minnesota is known as “The Land of 10,000 Lakes.” It is common for people to have their homes located next to a lake. It also means that landscape of the state is typically lush with greenery from the moisture. Minnesota, with its wonderful landscape, also has many major points of interest. One, the Mississippi River, is the result of its landscape and weather. Many people don’t know where the Mississippi River begins, but it starts in the northern part of the state off a lake. Another landmark is the Mall of America. It is the largest mall in the United States. It is the size of seven Yankee Stadiums, has four floors of retail and restaurant space, plus an aquarium in the…

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