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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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The History of Minnesota State Geography

Welcome to the home of Minnesota State Geography and the home of the Minnesota State Earth Science Programs.
Please take a moment to click on this link to learn more about the long tradition of Geographic Excellence at Minnesota State University.

A Note from the Director


Program Offerings



  • Summer course schedules are available! Please check out the many opportunities Geography provides over the summer. Many online and in-person classes to choose from!



  • Geography students head to the San Juan Mountains and Silverton, Colorado to study snow/ice/mountain geography and understand the controversy surrounding acid mine drainage and Superfund designation in the area
  • Invasive Carp capture near New Ulm, no impact on ongoing collaborations with DNR on understanding the Minnesota River. For more information contact Dr. Larson (