geographical name river 200 miles (322 kilometers) SW Louisiana flowing through Calcasieu Lake (about 15 miles or 24 kilometers long) & Calcasieu Pass (channel 5 miles or 8 kilometers long) into Gulf of Mexico

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  • Calcasieu — Calcasieu, 1) Fluß im Staate Louisiana (Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika) fließt durch den gleichnamigen See u. fällt in den Mexicanischen Meerbusen; schiffbar, 54 Meilen lang; 2) See im gleichnamigen Kirchspiel (Parish) des Staates Louisiana,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Calcasieu — Cal·ca·sieu (kălʹkə sho͞o ) A river rising in west central Louisiana and flowing about 322 km (200 mi) east, southeast, then southwest to the Gulf of Mexico. Near its outlet it passes through Lake Calcasieu. * * * …   Universalium

  • Calcasieu — Sp Kálkasu nkt. Ap Calcasieu L u., ež., apyg. JAV (Luiziana) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Calcasieu Parish Public Schools — Calcasieu Parish School System Type and location Type Public School District Grades K 12 Region Calcasieu Parish Country United States Location …   Wikipedia

  • Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana — Infobox U.S. County county = Calcasieu Parish state = Louisiana founded year = March 24 1840 founded date = seat wl = Lake Charles largest city wl = Lake Charles area total sq mi = 1094 area total km2 = 2834 area land sq mi = 1071 area land km2 …   Wikipedia

  • Calcasieu Parish — Sitz der Parishverwaltung (Police Jury) in Lake Charles Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Louisiana …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Calcasieu River — The Calcasieu River (KAL kuh shoo) is a river on the Gulf Coast of southwestern Louisiana, U.S.A.. Approximately 200 miles (320 km) long, it drains a largely rural area of forests and bayou country, meandering southward to the Gulf of Mexico. The …   Wikipedia

  • Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office — The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff s Office is the chief law enforcement agency in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Its administrative offices are located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The department has eight law enforcement centers around the Lake Charles… …   Wikipedia

  • Calcasieu Lake — Infobox lake lake name = Calcasieu Lake image lake = Calcasieu marine debris 09.01.06 ground truthing 184.jpg caption lake = Hurricane debris (2006) image bathymetry = caption bathymetry= location = Cameron Parish, Louisiana coords =… …   Wikipedia

  • Calcasieu Parish — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Calcasieu Parish Country and Admin Code US.LA.019 US …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

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