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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 30 related to North Carolina's hurricane history.   

Hurricane Hazel in the Carolinas

Jay Barnes - History - 2010 - 128 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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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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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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Hurricanes And Nor Easters: The Big Winds And Hurricane Katrina, a Case ...

Donald Hyndman, David Hyndman - Science - 2006 - 72 pages
These two chapters, reprinted from the text, Natural Hazards and Disasters: 2006 Updated Edition by Donald and David Hyndman, provide an introduction to the causes and effects ...
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William Bixby - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1979 - 54 pages
Discusses the composition, location, and destructive power of hurricanes. Also describes how to avoid these tropical cyclones.
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The North Carolina Shore and Its Barrier Islands: Restless Ribbons of Sand

Orrin H. Pilkey - Business & Economics - 1998 - 318 pages
Includes information on hazards (storms, tides, floods, erosion, island migration, and earthquakes), risk assesment, building codes and other laws, and how to build or retrofit ...
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