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  1. Deltaic Plain
  2. Oxbow
  3. Chenier Plain
  4. Coastal Marsh
  5. Uplands
  1. a A wetter cultural subregions of South Louisiana
  2. b The older part of Louisiana, formed during the Mesozoic (250 m.y.a. to 65 m.y.a.) and Cenozoic Eras (65 m.y.a to the present).
  3. c The coastline of southeast Louisiana from Pearl River to Marsh Island.
  4. d ___ lakes are formed when clay plugs form and the river bypasses an old meander. The new course is called a neck cutoff.
  5. e A twenty mile wide strip along the Gulf Coast from Marsh Island to the Sabine River.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. After the 1927 flood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers added ___ to the levee system.
  2. Spanish ___ were enticed by the Spanish colonial government to leave the Canary Islands and settle in Louisiana to reinforce the Spanish presence in the formerly French colony.
  3. ___ control is an ongoing struggle on the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain.
  4. The ___ Hills were formed by material left behind by glaciers.
  5. More ethnically French; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in sugar cane farming.

5 True/False questions

  1. tradeThe ___ River is currently a tributary of the Mississippi River, but in the past has gone straight to the Gulf of Mexico.


  2. towheadA "___ island" forms when the river partially flows through a meander and partially through a "chute cutoff."


  3. Salt domes___ such as Avery Island, are found on the Chenier Plain.


  4. CreoleOriginally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.


  5. consequencesThe first European settlers of north Louisiana. Settled around Natchitoches.