Boeuf River Article

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Boeuf River
Country United States
States Arkansas, Louisiana
Source Near Lake Village
 - elevation 110 ft (34 m) [1]
 - coordinates 33°19′49″N 91°21′49″W / 33.33028°N 91.36361°W / 33.33028; -91.36361  [2]
Mouth Ouachita River
 - location near Enterprise, Louisiana
 - elevation 33 ft (10 m) [2]
 - coordinates 31°51′25″N 91°47′9″W / 31.85694°N 91.78583°W / 31.85694; -91.78583
BOEUF RIVER Latitude and Longitude:

31°51′25″N 91°47′9″W / 31.85694°N 91.78583°W / 31.85694; -91.78583
  [2]
Length 216 mi (348 km) [1]
Discharge for USGS gage 07368000, near Girard, LA
 - average 281 cu ft/s (8 m3/s) [3]
 - max 2,980 cu ft/s (84 m3/s)
 - min 0 cu ft/s (0 m3/s)
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Location of the Boeuf River within the Ouachita watershed
Boeuf River is located in Louisiana
Boeuf River
Location of the mouth of the Boeuf River in Louisiana

The Boeuf River ( /bɛf/) is a tributary of the Ouachita River in the U.S. states of Arkansas and Louisiana. The river is about 216 miles (348 km) long. [1]

LA 15 bridge spanning the Boeuf River

The Boeuf River's name comes from the French word bœuf, which means " beef".

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed June 3, 2011
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Boeuf River
  3. ^ "Water resources data for the United States, Water Year 2009; gage 07368000, Boeuf River near Girard, LA" (PDF). USGS. Retrieved 4 August 2010.