The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is actually two separate bridges that run parallel to each other but are different lengths. As of 2014, it remains the longest bridge in the world. More »

Interesting facts about cities in Louisiana include that Baton Rouge has the tallest state capitol building in the United States, and Metairie is home to the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, the longest bridge over water in ... More »

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Foss Lake, the largest body of water in Oklahoma, has an 8,800-acre surface area, a 63-mile shoreline and lies just north of Foss and west of Clinton. The lake was constructed after the Washita River was dammed in 1958 t... More »

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Interesting facts about cities in Louisiana include that Baton Rouge has the tallest state capitol building in the United States, and Metairie is home to the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, the longest bridge over water in ... More »

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Lake Pontchartrain has a mean depth of 10 to 16 feet, according to the Encyclopaedia Brittanica. Located in southeastern Louisiana, the lake is 40 miles long and has a maximum width of 25 miles. It covers an area of 630 ... More »

Located on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, the Giant's Causeway is a natural formation that consists of an extremely regular and geometric series of basalt columns. The regularity of size and shape with which th... More »

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The American Southwest region consists of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma, which have for the most part semi-arid and arid climates. Despite the similar weather throughout the region, the geographical features va... More »