WASHINGTON — The Delta is an alluvial plain in northwestern Mississippi, below Tennessee. It is bordered by the Mississippi River to the west and the Yazoo River to the east, roughly 60 miles wide and 200 miles long.
This flat land was formed by deposits from the Mississippi River and its tributaries over eons. The deep layers of gravel, clay, silt, and soil transported from as far away as the Rocky Mountains and the Appalachians are ideal for farming. The Delta is one of the most agriculturally productive regions in the world. In. The. World.
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