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NOLA 300: The island under New Orleans

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Centuries before the Mississippi River built the land that the modern city of New Orleans sits on, Lake Pontchartrain was a shallow bay.  A barrier island stretched from Metairie into St. Tammany Parish.  Tulane historical geographer Richard Campanella tells the story of the Pine Island Trend, the island under New Orleans. 

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