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Walker Percy’s Theory of Hurricanes

New York Times

Date: 8/4/2015 9:21:00 PM

Percy lived on the Bogue Falaya, a lazy, ­bayou-like river across Lake Pontchartrain from my hometown, New Orleans. He was a kindly gentleman whose face knew despair but whose eyes often smiled. With his wry philosophical depth and lightly worn grace

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Heart of Louisiana: Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station


Date: 8/4/2015 9:12:00 PM

There’s also a lesson in land loss along the edge of Lake Pontchartrain. “We lose about 10 to 15 feet of that shoreline every year,” Moreau said. And restoring Manchac's cypress forest seems like a long shot. “Because of salinity, because of lack

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Account tells of smugglers’ boat being captured

Houma Today

Date: 8/3/2015 3:23:00 PM

Among the Union forces assigned to the region north and west of New Orleans during the Civil War was the Ninth Regiment of Connecticut Volunteers, whose duties ranged from patrolling for smugglers near Manchac on Lake Pontchartrain to keeping Confederate

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Williams Boulevard in Kenner may be the New Orleans area’s real restaurant row


Date: 8/3/2015 2:44:00 PM

Vieira's restaurant is one of an increasing number of ethnic dining spots and shops on this unglamorous Kenner boulevard, which stretches from the banks of the Mississippi River to the mouth of Lake Pontchartrain. In the past decade, the area has become a

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Destination: New Orleans

Associations Now

Date: 8/3/2015 1:10:00 AM

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the city is home to the longest continuous bridge in the world: the 23.8-mile Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. Crescent City is a unique backdrop for your next meeting. Louisiana’s largest city is more than

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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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