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West Side of Mound A

Mound A at Poverty Point World Heritage Site is the largest mound at the site. Located just west of the enclosure of ridges, mound A is thought to represent a flying bird. It stands more than 70-feet high and measures 640-feet along the wing and 710-feet from head to tail.

West Side of Mound A

Courtesy of Louisiana Office of State Parks, Poverty Point World Heritage Site

West Side of Mound A. Tim Mueller (photographer)

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