View your list of saved words. (You can log in using Facebook.)
Inlet of the Gulf of Mexico on the Louisiana coast, U.S. Together with Four League Bay, it extends about 21 mi (34 km). The Atchafalaya River links the bay with Morgan City on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The area includes many natural gas and oil fields.
This entry comes from Encyclopædia Britannica Concise. For the full entry on Atchafalaya Bay, visit Britannica.com.
Seen & Heard
What made you look up Atchafalaya Bay? Please tell us what you were reading, watching or discussing that led you here.