Description - Florida's Hurricane History by Jay Barnes
Vulnerable 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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(254mm x 216mm x 25mm)
The University of North Carolina Press
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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).