North Carolina's hurricane history

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University of North Carolina Press, 1998 - History - 256 pages
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Newly revised and updated, North Carolina's Hurricane History is a richly illustrated record of more than fifty hurricanes known to have struck the Tar Heel state from the days of the first European explorers through hurricanes Bertha and Fran in 1996. Jay Barnes examined newspaper reports, National Weather Service records, and eyewitness descriptions to compile this fascinating chronicle, which also features more than 200 photographs, maps, and illustrations.

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This is my "go to" book to review the history of hurricanes in North Carolina. I have bought each edition since the first one published in 1995. The third edition was published in 2001; this fourth ... Read full review


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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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