Boeuf River

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Boeuf River
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LA 15 bridge spanning the Boeuf River
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Location of the mouth of the Boeuf River in Louisiana
Location
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas, Louisiana
Physical characteristics
SourceNear Lake Village
  locationArkansas
  coordinates 33°19′49″N91°21′49″W / 33.33028°N 91.36361°W / 33.33028; -91.36361 [1]
  elevation110 ft (34 m) [2]
Mouth Ouachita River
  location
near Enterprise, Louisiana
  coordinates
31°51′25″N91°47′9″W / 31.85694°N 91.78583°W / 31.85694; -91.78583 Coordinates: 31°51′25″N91°47′9″W / 31.85694°N 91.78583°W / 31.85694; -91.78583 [1]
  elevation
33 ft (10 m) [1]
Length216 mi (348 km) [2]
Discharge 
  location USGS gage 07368000, near Girard, LA [3]
  average281 cu ft/s (8.0 m3/s) [3]
  minimum0 cu ft/s (0 m3/s)
  maximum2,980 cu ft/s (84 m3/s)

The Boeuf River ( /bɛf/ ) is a tributary of the Ouachita River in the U.S. states of Arkansas and Louisiana. The river is about 216 miles (348 km) long. [2]

The Boeuf River's name comes from the French word bœuf, which means "beef".

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References

  1. 1 2 3 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Boeuf River
  2. 1 2 3 U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-03-29 at the Wayback Machine , accessed June 3, 2011
  3. 1 2 "Water resources data for the United States, Water Year 2009; gage 07368000, Boeuf River near Girard, LA" (PDF). USGS . Retrieved 4 August 2010.