Accession Number : ADA267640


Title :   Remote-Sensing Survey of the Bayou Labranche Wetlands Restoration Borrow Area, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS INC BATON ROUGE LA


Personal Author(s) : Pearsn, Charles E ; Reeves, William D ; Saltus, Allen R , Jr


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a267640.pdf


Report Date : Mar 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 86


Abstract : A remote-sensing survey was conducted at a proposed 500-acre borrow area in western Lake Pontchartrain just off the mouth of Bayou Labranche, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana. Diver examination was conducted at the targets selected as potential cultural properties. No significant cultural remains were found at any of the target locations. A synthesis of documentary information provides a history of the use and settlement of Bayou Labranche and vicinity.... Archeology, Pontchartrain basin, Navigation history, Remote sensing, Shipwrecks, Underwater archeology.


Descriptors :   *SURVEYS , *ARCHEOLOGY , SYNTHESIS , HISTORY , UNDERWATER , LOUISIANA , WETLANDS , HISTORIC SITES , NAVIGATION


Subject Categories : Humanities and History


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE