Matagorda Ship Channel

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Matagorda Ship Channel is a channel constructed between 1962 and 1966 that allows ocean-going vessels to travel between the Gulf of Mexico and Matagorda Bay.[1] The channel is part of the Port of Port Lavaca – Point Comfort, a major sea port in the U.S. state of Texas.[2]


  1. ^ US Army Corps of Engineers, Matagorda Ship Channel, Texas: Jetty Stability Study
  2. ^ McAlister, Wayne H.; McAlister, Martha K. (1993). Matagorda Island: A Naturalist's Guide. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-292-75151-4. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°26′06″N 96°20′08″W / 28.435002°N 96.335528°W / 28.435002; -96.335528 (Matagorda Ship Channel)