By: Grammy Sophonsakulrat 7th period
Country: United States
Longitude and latitude: 44'N, 93'W
3 interesting facts: 1. Minnesota has 90,000 miles of shoreline.
2. In 1919 a Minneapolis' factory turned out first armored cars.
3. Minneapolis is home to the oldest continuously running theater.
3. Physical features: 1. Has 152 swamps
2. Has 8,806 lakes
3. Has 2 beaches
Team Mascot Information
Nicknames: The Vikes
Connect to region: The first general manager selected the name Vikings because so many people in Minnesota and the surrounding are traced their heritage to Scandinavia.
Stadium (why): Because Hubert H. Humphrey was the 38th president who represented Minnesota from 1946-1964.
Another Name: Yes, it is called Metropolitan Stadium
Shifting name: Because sooner or later, the building would have to be replaced.