Cresson, Minnesota facts for kids
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|Elevation||1,673 ft (510 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||654655|
Close to the bordering states of South Dakota to the west and Iowa to the south, Cresson lies in rural southwest Minnesota near the Pipestone National Monument, a National Park Service property established in 1937. The monument's 301 acres protect tallgrass prairie and quarries of red pipestone, or catlinite, traditionally used by Native Americans to make pipes.
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