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Assumption Parish Sinkhole

Maps Prior to the Event


2012 Edition National Map USTopos for Downloading:

Lone Star - depicts the area of  sinkhole south of the towns of  Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou.  The reported sinkhole location is in the National Grid square 79 21.   This grid square is near the south east corner of the map and is defined on the west by the line designated by the large 79 and defined on the south by the line designated by the large 21.

Pierre Part - adjoins the Lone Star map along the south edge and depicts the area along the watercourses of Bayou Corne - Grand Bayou south to Lake Verret.  Also shows Louisiana Highway 70 south to Pierre Part.

After the the GeoPDF is opened, the satellite image can be activated by clicking the blank box next to "Image."    Clicking the box again returns to the topographic map.

To obtain National Map USTopo GeoPDF files of the adjacent maps or historical aerial photographs (1940, 1952, 1957, and 1980) contact the Cartographic Information Center.


The new USGS National Map USTopo GeoPDF provides some map reading and measuring tools for topographic maps within the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Here is a fact sheet for GeoPDFs.

All the images are .pdf and will open in Adobe Acrobat. If you are not prompted to automatically download the GeoPDF toolbar from TerraGo when you open the files, the toolbar can be downloaded here.

The Assumption Parish portion of the 1966 Fault and Salt Map of South Louisiana in the Cartographic Information Center's collection:

Fault and Salt Map of South Louisiana

Map Legend for Fault and Salt Map of South Louisiana 
 
 



 
 
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