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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 40 related to North Carolina's hurricane history.    

Faces from the Flood: Hurricane Floyd Remembered

Richard Moore, Jay Barnes - Nature - 2004 - 225 pages
Features three dozen firsthand accounts of Hurricane Floyd, the most destructive hurricane in North Carolina history, and recounts dramatic rescues, sorrowful losses, and ...
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Hurricane Hazel in the Carolinas

Jay Barnes - History - 2010 - 127 pages
Hurricane Hazel swept the U.S. Eastern Seaboard in mid-October 1954, eventually landing in the record books as one of the most deadly and enduring hurricanes. After punishing ...
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The Great Hurricanes of North Carolina

John Hairr - History - 2008 - 159 pages
From the horrific Independence Hurricane of 1775, the most lethal storm to strike its coast, to the ruinous Hugo in September 1989, a path has been cut along the shores of the ...
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Seven Superstorms of the Northeast: And Other Blizzards, Hurricanes and Tempests

James Lincoln Turner - History - 2005 - 182 pages
From the Blizzard of 1888 to the Great Appalachian Storm of 1950, this storm book reveals the majesty and terror of the major storms to hit the mid-Atlantic region and New ...
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Against the Tide: The Battle for America's Beaches

Cornelia Dean - Nature - 2013 - 296 pages
The science editor of the New York Times focuses on America's efforts to hold back the ocean, exploring the conflicting interests and short-sighted responses that characterize ...
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The Great Bahamian Hurricanes of 1899 And 1932: The Story of Two of the ...

Wayne Neely - History - 2012
Hurricanes have long been a fact of life in the Bahamas. With extensive exposed coastlines jutting out of the Atlantic and uniquely flat lands and shallow coastal waters, these ...
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Hurricane Camille: Monster Storm of the Gulf Coast

Philip D. Hearn - History - 2004 - 233 pages
!-- On August 17, 1969, Hurricane Camille roared out of the Gulf of Mexico and smashed into Mississippi's twenty-six miles of coastline. Winds were clocked at more than 200 ...
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Hurricane Hugo, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Charleston, South ...

Committee on Natural Disasters, Board on Natural Disasters, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Nature - 1994 - 262 pages
This volume provides an account of the 1989 Hurricane Hugo for historical purposes, evaluates the physical phenomena involved and the performance of structures and systems, and ...
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The Outer Banks

Anthony Bailey - Travel - 1999 - 276 pages
Profiles the land, the nature, and the people of the Outer Banks of North Carolina
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