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2011 Spring Flood

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A houseboat lies at anchor in the Florida Gas Canal. Houseboats are a common feature in the Atchafalaya Basin, where people live in them year round, or merely keep them as a hunting or vacation camp. Many of them are riding out the 2011 floodwaters by raising or lowering the mooring ropes that anchor them to trees.

Location: Florida Gas Canal, East Side of the Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana


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