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USGS reports latest land-water changes for southeastern Louisiana

Fact Sheet 2006-3030

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Abstract

The USGS National Wetlands Research Center is reporting that a total of 118 square miles of land has been transformed to new water areas in a 9,742 square mile area from the Chandeleur Islands to the Atchafalaya River. This area encompasses the basins of Breton Sound, Mississippi River, Pearl River, Pontchartrain, Barataria, Terrebonne and the western quarter of the Atchafalaya basin.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
USGS reports latest land-water changes for southeastern Louisiana
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2006-3030
Year Published:
2006
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
National Wetlands Research Center
Description:
2 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Louisiana