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The lakes of Pontchartrain

Robert W. Hastings

The lakes of Pontchartrain

their history and environments

by Robert W. Hastings

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pontchartrain, Lake (La.) -- Environmental conditions,
  • Pontchartrain, Lake, Watershed (La.) -- Environmental conditions,
  • Pontchartrain, Lake (La.) -- History,
  • Pontchartrain, Lake, Watershed (La.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert W. Hastings.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE155.L8 H37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23175246M
    ISBN 109781604732719
    LC Control Number2009008875


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This book outlines Author: Robert W. Hastings. The Lakes of Pontchartrain is comprehensive, enlightening, and enjoyable. This book outlines the geologic formation of the New Orleans region and southeast Louisiana as its land rises over eons from the sea much like mythical Atlantis.

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Read "The Lakes of Pontchartrain Their History and Environments" by Robert W. Hastings available from Rakuten Kobo. A vital The lakes of Pontchartrain book volatile part of the New Orleans landscape and lifestyle, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin actually contains thr Brand: University Press of Mississippi.

Book Description: A vital and volatile part of the New Orleans landscape and lifestyle, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin actually contains three major bodies of water--Lakes Borgne, Pontchartrain, and Maurepas.

These make up the Pontchartrain estuary. Using the lakes for transportation and then recreation, the surrounding population burgeoned, and this growth resulted in severe water pollution and other environmental problems. In the s the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation led a concerted drive to restore the lakes, an ongoing effort that has proved by: 5.

on the Lakes of Pontchartrain. I said "my pretty creol girl, My money here's no good, If it weren't for the alligators, I would sleep out in the wood, your welcome here, kind stranger our house is very plain, but we never turn a stranger out on the lakes of Pontchartrain" she took me to her mamma's house, and treated me right well.

“The Lakes The lakes of Pontchartrain book Pontchartrain” is just such a song. The reference to our famous body of water encompasses the outlying lakes, Maurepas and Borgne. “The Lakes of Pontchartrain” is an Irish-born “traditional Creole love song,” with The lakes of Pontchartrain book apparently dating to the Civil War.

August Sun: Mon: Tue: Wed: Thu: Fri: Sat: 1: 2:   "Dr. Hastings is a respected authority on Lake The lakes of Pontchartrain book, as well as a devoted conservationist. This book shows him at his The lakes of Pontchartrain book —Paul Keddy, author of Water, Earth, Fire: Louisiana's Natural Heritage and Wetland Ecology: Principles and Conservation "The Lakes of Pontchartrain is comprehensive, enlightening, and enjoyable.

This book Brand: University Press of Mississippi. The three large lakes, Maurepas, Pontchartrain, and Borgne cover 55 percent of the basin. Lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain are separated by land bridges of cypress swamp and fresh/intermediate marsh. A brackish marsh land bridge separates Lake.

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During this walking tour, save time with a guide who knows the quickest routes around the Big Easy and brings the folklore and history of the 4/5(). The lakes of Ponchartrain. I stepped on board a railroad car Beneath the morning sun. I rode the rods ‘till evening Then I laid me down again.

All strangers there, no friends to me ‘Till a dark girl towards me came. And I fell in love with a creole girl by The lakes of Ponchartrain. I said ‘My pretty creole girl, My money here’s no good. Lake Pontchartrain, formed years ago, is the largest feature of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin.

Lake Pontchartrain is not a lake; it is an estuary, or an area in which fresh water from rain and rivers measurably dilutes the salt water from the Gulf of Mexico.

Lake Pontchartrain is an entire ecosystem with great biodiversity. The Environmental Atlas of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin will become one of our tools to help accomplish that mission. The Environmental Atlas of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin is more than a summary of Pontchartrain's ecology. It presents information about geology, land cover, types of shorelines, biological resources, flow patterns, significant.

Native Americans used Okwata, meaning "wide water," as a shortcut for inland trade between the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi River.

When the Europeans arrived, the original inhabitants showed them the route—the settlement near the river became the city of New Orleans, other lakeshore communities grew, and Lake Pontchartrain continued to be a vital Brand: ArcadiaPublishing. Captain Kenny will provide you with a lifetime of experience, 40 years fishing Lake Pontchartrain and the adjoining water ways.

This experience was taught to him by his father and uncle who were crab fishermen in the Lake for decades. Tablature by Andrew DuBrock. Paul Brady Copyright © OK. To understand the damage that the hurricane brought to the river levees the survey team visited a point (N30° 04′ ",W89° 50′ ") between Lakes Pontchartrain and Borgne, as shown in Figure 3.

Lake Pontchartrain is actually not a true lake but a brackish estuary with an average depth of around 4 m that is situated to the north of New Orleans. U.S. Geological Survey article about the Lake Pontchartrain Basin, 3 Nov BBC article about environmental effects on the lake after the flooding of New Orleans, 8 Sept.

Coordinates: 30°12′22″N 90°06′08″W  /  °N °W  / ; Coordinates: ° N ° W. Technically, Lake Pontchartrain is not actually a lake at all. It’s an estuary that flows into the Gulf of Mexico.

Whatever its official designation, it makes a fun day trip from the city of New Orleans, whether for a fishing excursion or pleasure cruise, as part of an airboat swamp tour, or simply for a shoreline picnic.

quite familiar with Okwa’ta, Lake Pontchartrain is said to have been “discovered” (and named) by the French Canadian Pierre le Moyne, Sieur d’Iberville, in Europeans had been in the New World almost years, and the geography of many areas was relatively well known.

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Robert W. Hastings’ entitlement of his excellent examination of the history, geography. re: Striped Bass fishing in Lake Pontchartrain Posted by Manatee on 3/1/18 at am to choupiquesushi I have a buddy who caught some big ones using Yozuri minnow hard baits, said go when really cold up current of the bridge.

Lake Pontchartrain is actually the largest and central lake of a series of three lakes with Lake Maurepas to the west and Lake Borgne to the southeast. Various studies related to the area of Lake Pontchartrain by Fisk (), Kolb (), and Saucier () have described surface faults or faults which may have influenced the development of the.

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The first time I ever heard the song was listening to Paul Brady's set at Cambridge Folk Festival in Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roberts, Walter Adolphe, Lake Pontchartrain.

[Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Co., ]. Lake Pontchartrain Lyrics: I'll tell it like it happened, it was Darius and Noland and me / Just a few po' boys trynna get up out of Missouri / Took 55 to Louisiana, stopped by the highway to eat.

Planxty sang The Lakes of Pontchartrain in on their album Cold Blow and the Rainy Night, the band's member Christy Moore returned to it nine years later on his solo album The Time Has Come. He commented in the sleeve notes of his album This Is the Day: Mike Waterson from North Yorkshire taught me The Lakes of Pontchartrain in.

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