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Isaac's Storm: The Drowning of Galveston, 8 September 1900

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Isaac's Storm: The Drowning of Galveston, 8 September 1900 - Larson, Erik

Galveston, Texas, 8 September 1900. It's another fine day in the Gulf according to Isaac Cline, chief observer of the new US Weather Bureau, but one day later, 6-10,000 people were dead, wiped out by the biggest storm the coast of America had ever witnessed. Isaac Cline was confident of his ability to predict the weather: he had new technology at ... Read More