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Small plane missing in Lake Pontchartrain

WBRZ

Date: 3/19/2019 1:03:00 AM

NEW ORLEANS - The Coast Guard and several other agencies are searching the choppy waters of Lake Pontchartrain for a missing plane. Petty Officer Carlos Vega says air traffic controls at the New

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Tom Archdeacon: Playing for their city, New Orleans Privateers thankful to be in Dayton

Dayton Daily News

Date: 3/19/2019 12:51:00 AM

How could they not be? A dozen years ago their once-trumpeted basketball program, their school on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain and much of their entire city was nearly wiped off the map by

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Lake Pontchartrain filling up with fresh water from Mississippi River

WWL-TV

Date: 3/13/2019 4:02:00 PM

NEW ORLEANS — Water from the swollen Mississippi River is rushing through the Bonnet Carre Spillway toward Lake Pontchartrain at a rate of about 1.5 million gallons per second. The Army Corps of Engin

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Environmentalists monitor Lake Pontchartrain after latest spillway opening

WDSU

Date: 3/11/2019 4:05:00 PM

DAMON: I’M OUT HERE ON LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN WITH DR. JOHN LOPEZ WITH THE BASIN FOUNDATION. THE BONNET CARRE HAS BEEN OPEN FOR EIGHT DAYS NOW. SOME INTERESTING EFFECTS ON LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN. >> NOT TOTAL

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History Made as Bonnet Carre Spillway Opens

dtnpf.com

Date: 3/11/2019 1:29:00 PM

The spillway can divert a portion of the river's floodwaters via Lake Pontchartrain into the Gulf of Mexico, thus allowing high water to bypass New Orleans and other nearby river communities, accordin

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• Surface Area: 630 Acres
• Length: 41 Miles
Lake Pontchartrain is a brackish estuary located in southeastern Louisiana in the United States. It covers an area of 630 square miles with an average depth of 12 to 14 feet. Some shipping channels are kept deeper through dredging. It is roughly oval in shape, about 40 miles from west to east and 24 miles from south to north.
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