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Mississippi River Wing Dam – Louisiana, USA

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Mississippi River Delta, USA
North America

Contributors:

Jesse Marks
Jonah Marks


Delta
A wing dam is a man-made barrier that only extends partway into a river. The Mississippi river contains thousands of them and they are often constructed to slow the water flow near the river banks. The wood dams near the delta make a nice resting spot for the pelicans and gulls of the area.

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Mississippi River Delta, USA