Lake Pontchartrain
Lake Pontchartrain

Lake Pontchartrain

Lake Pontchartrain (in English; Lac Pontchartrain, IPA in French), the brackish lake located in southeastern Louisiana

geographical area, landscape feature, area of water, lake

Area
630 square miles
Class
lake, area of water, landscape feature, geographical area
Region
Louisiana, the United States, the world, the Americas, North America,  …
Location, Nearest Settlement
Louisiana
Location of
Pass Manchac Light, Battle of Lake Pontchartrain
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Pontchartrain
Length
40 miles
Coordinates
30°12'21.96"N, 30°12'021.8"N, 30°12'21"N, 90°06'07.56"W, 90°06'07.68"W,  …
End of
Louisiana Highway 1077
Borders
New Orleans, Louisiana; Metairie, Louisiana; Slidell, Louisiana; Kenner, Louisiana; Mandeville, Louisiana;  …
Related Websites
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4223426.stm, http://www.salon.com/opinion/blumenthal/2005/08/31/disaster_preparation, http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/09/0902_050902_katrina_levees.html, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/20/AR2005092001894_pf.html, http://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/eng/edhd/Wcontrol/lpont.htm,  …
Freebase ID
"/guid/9202a8c04000641f8000000000152676"
Bridge
Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, I-10 Twin Span Bridge, Maestri Bridge
Places
the United States
GeoNames URL
http://sws.geonames.org/4337792/
DBPedia URI
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Lake_Pontchartrain
Rare Terms
"the nations secondlargest saltwater lake", ""the nation's second-largest saltwater lake"", "the pontchartrain lake", "pontchartrain lake", "the pontchatrain",  …
Freebase Primary MID
"/m/01b9mq"

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