North Carolina's Hurricane History

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University of North Carolina Press, 2001 - History - 319 pages
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Now in its third edition, North Carolina's Hurricane History is a popular illustrated history of the more than fifty great storms that have battered the Tar Heel state from the days of the first European explorers through 1999's devastating hurricane Floyd, which caused $6 billion in damages. Jay Barnes examined newspaper reports, National Weather Service records, and eyewitness descriptions to compile this extraordinary chronicle, which also features nearly 300 photographs, maps, and illustrations.

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Jay Barnes is director of the North Carolina Aquarium in Atlantic Beach. He lives in Pine Knoll Shores.

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