Memorable hurricanes of the United States since 1873
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Memorable hurricanes of the United States since 1873 by Arnold L. Sugg

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Published by U. S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atomospheric Administration, National Weather Service, Southern Region Headquarters, Scientific Services Division in Fort Worth, Tex .
Written in English


  • Hurricanes.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Arnold L. Sugg, Leonard G. Pardue and Robert L. Carrodus.]
SeriesNOAA Technical memorandum NWS SR 56
ContributionsPardue, Leonard., Carrodus, Robert L., United States. National Weather Service
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 52 p.
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16579160M

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