Pontchartrain, Lake

Pontchartrain, Lake
geographical name lake SE Louisiana E of the Mississippi & N of New Orleans area about 630 square miles (1632 square kilometers)

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  • Pontchartrain Lake — (spr. Pongtscharträng Lehk), See im Staate Louisiana (Nordamerika), 1 Meile nördlich von New Orleans gelegen, 9 Meilen lang, 5 Meilen breit, bis zu 20 Fuß tief, steht in Verbindung im Westen mit dem Maurepas Lake, im Osten mit dem Borgne Lake u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pontchartrain, Lake — Lake, southeastern Louisiana, U.S. It is 40 mi (64 km) long and 25 mi (40 km) wide, with an area of 625 sq mi (1,619 sq km). More a tidal lagoon than a lake, it is brackish and teems with game fish. It is connected through Lake Borgne with the… …   Universalium

  • Pontchartrain,Lake — Pont·char·train (pŏnʹchər trān ), Lake A lake of southeast Louisiana north of New Orleans. A causeway links New Orleans with the region north of the lake. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pontchartrain, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lake Pontchartrain — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Pontchartrain image lake = Landsat new orleans nfl lrg.jpg caption lake = Landsat image image bathymetry = Lake Pontchartrain.png caption bathymetry = Map location = Louisiana coords =… …   Wikipedia

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Pontchartrain-See — Lake Pontchartrain Pontchartrain See, von Osten aus gesehen. Geographische Lage: Südosten von Lou …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lake Pontchartrain — Pontchartrain See, von Osten aus gesehen. Geographische Lage Südosten von Louisiana (USA) Zuflüsse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pontchartrain Railroad — Pontchartrain Rail Road was an early railway in New Orleans, Louisiana. Chartered in 1830, the railroad began traffic of people and goods between the Mississippi River front of New Orleans and Lake Pontchartrain on 23 April, 1831, and closed more …   Wikipedia

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