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Where Does The Pascagoula River Start? [RESOLVED]

The ninety-six-hundred-square-mile basin is wild in other ways, too, flanked by approximately six hundred thousand acres of public lands, including state parks and wildlife management areas, national wildlife refuges and forests, and a pair of Nature Conservancy preserves 😁 The Nature Conservancy purchased some forty-two thousand acres of riverside land from the Pascagoula Hardwood Company in the 1970s and sold it to the state, which set it aside in wildlife management areas—a pioneering effort in conservation that served as an example to other states 😁 In addition, conservationists used the presence of the Gulf sturgeon, a giant fish that spawns in the Pascagoula, to help block a proposal to dam the Bowie River, a Pascagoula tributary, in the 1990s. [1]
The storage capacity of lakes is also in doubt due to the well-known fact that lakes exposed to sunlight and wind will evaporate more water than creeks. In severe drought, the Pascagoula River will not be able to use the lakes. Research has also shown that this area’s soils allow substantial seepage. It is possible that digging the lakes will lower the local water table. This could force people who use shallow wells into deeper waters. connect to community water systems. Curt Craig, who was the project’s lead engineer, actually admitted that he had more information. needed on soil Before work on the lakes could start, characteristics should be considered. Bryanna from Da Nang in Vietnam, Bryanna Ficht was the last to make any changes 7 days before work could begin on the lakes. [2]
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About 80 miles (130km) in length, the Pascagoula River runs through southeastern Mississippi, USA. The river drains an area of about 8,800 square miles (23,000 km²) and flows into Mississippi Sound of the Gulf of Mexico. Pat Harrison Waterway District manages the Pascagoula Basin. It is significant as the only unaffected (or nearly so) river with a discharge of over 10 cubic kilometres (2.4 cu mi) per year flowing from the United States into the Gulf of Mexico, and indeed the only one in the Cfa Köppen climate classification zone anywhere in the world, with the nearest approaches being the Juquiá and Itajaí in southeastern Brazil (The Yuan Jiang and Shinano Gawa are comparable to those Brazilian rivers but are only marginally in the Cfa zone). As a result, the… (we appreciate Guiseppe Escamilla having pointing this out to us). [3]
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Pascagoula’s source is at the confluence of the Leaf and Chicasawhay rivers in Mississippi’s DeSoto National ForestThe river then flows about 80-miles to the Gulf of Mexico. Over 70,000 acres have been conserved for the benefit of the public. You can take the tour lasts around two hours and takes you into another time Place through three distinct habitats. There is the river, with its brackish, brackish, water, and then there’s the marsh, with tall bullgrasses rising from the brackish, and lastly, there’s the freshwater swamp with blooming iris, marsh, swamp and mallow mallows. Chauncey Boggs deserves a special thank-you for this revision. [4]
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Refer to the Article

  1. https://mississippiencyclopedia.org/entries/pascagoula-river/
  2. https://www.americanrivers.org/endangered-rivers/2016-pascagoula/
  3. https://naturalatlas.com/rivers/pascagoula-954751
  4. https://yall.com/southern-travel/exploring-pascagoula-river/
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