lake pontchartrain


a shallow extension of the Gulf of Mexico in SE Louisiana, N of New Orleans. 41 miles (66 km) long; 25 miles (40 km) wide. Unabridged
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Pontchartrain (ˈpɒntʃəˌtreɪn)
Lake Pontchartrain a shallow lagoon in SE Louisiana, linked with the Gulf of Mexico by a narrow channel, the Rigolets: resort and fishing centre. Area: 1620 sq km (625 sq miles)

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