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The Mississippi River flows down the eastern border and enters Louisiana just above Angola. It continues south until it reaches the Gulf of Mexico.

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Presentation on theme: "The Mississippi River flows down the eastern border and enters Louisiana just above Angola. It continues south until it reaches the Gulf of Mexico."— Presentation transcript:

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3 The Mississippi River flows down the eastern border and enters Louisiana just above Angola. It continues south until it reaches the Gulf of Mexico. It is our most Important river and is sometimes Called the Father of Waters. Gulf of Mexico Mississippi River Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean

4 Aerial view of commerce on Mississippi River, Downtown Baton Rouge. Interstate 10 bridge passes over the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge. The Mississippi River is busy with barges transporting goods.

5 The Atchafalaya River is a main Branch of the Mississippi River. The northern part meets with the Red River. It spreads into many Streams and lakes south of Krotz Springs and finally reaches the Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Atchafalaya River Red River Mississippi River Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean

6 Atchafalaya River Bridges Ariel View of Atchafalaya River Basin (It resembles a chickens foot) Ariel View Atchafalaya River

7 The Red River flows from Texas Into northwest Louisiana. It flows through central Louisiana and into the Mississippi River. It is called the Red River because of its muddy color. Gulf of Mexico Atchafalaya River Red River Mississippi River Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean

8 Photo from starting point in the state of Arkansas.

9 The Sabine River flows from northeast Texas turning south to form the southwestern border of Louisiana. Gulf of Mexico Atchafalaya River Red River Mississippi River Sabine River Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean

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11 The Pearl River flows from northeast Texas turning south to form the southeastern border of Louisiana. Gulf of Mexico Atchafalaya River Red River Mississippi River Sabine River Pearl River Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean

12 Check out the Cypress Tree with the moss hanging from it. Isnt this our state tree?

13 The Ouachita River begins in western Arkansas and flows east and then south into Louisiana. Gulf of Mexico Atchafalaya River Red River Mississippi River Sabine River Pearl River Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean Ouachita River

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