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Boeuf River
LA 15 bridge over Boeuf River.jpg
Boeuf River is located in Louisiana
Boeuf River
Location of the mouth of the Boeuf River in Louisiana
Location
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas, Louisiana
Physical characteristics
SourceNear Lake Village
 - locationArkansas
 - coordinates 33°19′49″N 91°21′49″W / 33.33028°N 91.36361°W / 33.33028; -91.36361 [1]
 - elevation110 ft (34 m) [2]
MouthOuachita River
 - location
near Enterprise, Louisiana
 - 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
[1]
 - elevation
33 ft (10 m) [1]
Length216 mi (348 km) [2]
Discharge 
 - location USGS gage 07368000, near Girard, LA [3]
 - average281 cu ft/s (8.0 m3/s) [3]
 - minimum0 cu ft/s (0 m3/s)
 - maximum2,980 cu ft/s (84 m3/s)

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. [2]

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 Geographic Names Information System: Boeuf River
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ a b "Water resources data for the United States, Water Year 2009; gage 07368000, Boeuf River near Girard, LA" (PDF). USGS. Retrieved 4 August 2010.