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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807858097
ISBN-10: 0807858099
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jay Barnes

Jay Barnes is director of the North Carolina Aquarium in Atlantic Beach and author of North Carolina's Hurricane History, newly revised and updated .

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