Louisiana

Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin – America’s Foreign Country

The largest swamp in the United States is not the Florida Everglades, it is the Atchafalaya Basin. Located in south central Louisiana, it measures roughly 20 miles wide and 150 miles in length (1.4 million acres) and is a combination of wetlands and river delta where the Atchafalaya River and Gulf of Mexico converge. The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area (ANHA) ...

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