Florida's Hurricane History
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Florida's Hurricane History by Jay Barnes
Book DescriptionVulnerable to storms that arise in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico, Florida has been hit by far more hurricanes than any other state. In this updated edition of "Florida's Hurricane History", Jay Barnes draws on meteorological research, news reports, first-person accounts, maps, and historical photographs to trace all of the notable hurricanes that have affected the state over the last four-and-a-half centuries, from the early colonial period to the devastating hurricanes of 2004 and 2005 - Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Dennis, Katrina, and Wilma. Illustrated with more than 200 photographs and maps, the book is filled with fascinating stories of tragedy and survival.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807858097
(254mm x 216mm x 25mm)
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jay Barnes
North Carolina's Hurricane History, Hardback (May 2013)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-320) and index.
Faces from the Flood, Paperback (February 2004)» View all books by Jay Barnes
On September 16, 1999, rainfall from Hurricane Floyd swelled North Carolina's rivers. Through evocative personal stories, maps, tables, and dozens of striking photographs, Faces from the Flood highlights the dramatic impact of Hurricane Floyd. It will serve as a valuable reference for future explorations of North Carolina's greatest disaster.
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Author Biography - Jay Barnes
JAY BARNES is director of the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores. His previous books include North Carolina's Hurricane History and Faces from the Flood: Hurricane Floyd Remembered (both from the University of North Carolina Press).
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