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 (pŏn′chər-trān′), Lake
A lake of southeast Louisiana north of New Orleans. A causeway links New Orleans with the region north of the lake.


(Placename) 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)


(ˈpɒn tʃərˌtreɪn)

Lake, a shallow extension of the Gulf of Mexico in SE Louisiana, N of New Orleans. 41 mi. (66 km) long; 25 mi. (40 km) wide.
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The married couple were enjoying their honeymoon, and entertaining a brilliant circle of friends in their splendid villa, near Lake Pontchartrain, when, one day, a letter was brought to him in that well-remembered writing.
Contract Awarded for Build the new Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School in LaPlace
After Hurricane Betsy in 1965, it was clear that to protect the city it was necessary to build two flood gates on the two natural, normally dry channels that connected Lake Pontchartrain to the Gulf.
A Navy T-34C Turbomentor crashed in Lake Pontchartrain in January 2010, while its pilots were preparing to land at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans.
Their original material covers the folk, country, bluegrass bases - Littlest Birds, for example - but they are just as likely to throw in Waiting Around To Die (Townes Van Zandt) or traditional songs Lakes Of Pontchartrain, House Of The Rising Sun, In My Time Of Dying and more.
Researchers from USC simulate the oscillations in Lake Pontchartrain induced by Hurricane Katrina, wave forces on a highway bridge during Hurricane Ivan, and wave variations in a harbor after the 2010 Chilean earthquake.
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in southern Louisiana is a pair of parallel bridges supported by more than 9,500 hollow-cylinder concrete pilings.
Hilia has chosen the Pontchartrain Center, located just outside of New Orleans
Sophie Trist, a 15-year old braille reader and sophomore at Mandeville High School located across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans, Louisiana, spent her summer operating her own business by making braille menus and selling them to area restaurants.
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From Lake Pontchartrain, the water will eventually flow into the Gulf of Mexico.
4 miles-long Qingdao Haiwan Bridge would easily cross the English Channel and is almost 3 miles longer than the previous record-holder, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway in the American state of Louisiana, reports the Telegraph.