Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/La Fourche

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Collier's New Encyclopedia
La Fourche
Edition of 1921; disclaimer.

LA FOURCHE (lä försh), a bayou in Southeastern Louisiana, an outlet of the Mississippi, which begins at Donaldsonville, on the right bank and flows S. E. to the Gulf of Mexico, with a total length of 150 miles. It is navigable by steamboats 100 miles from its mouth.