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The Ohio and Mississippi floods of 1912 ...

by Harry Crawford Frankenfield

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsGB1227.M6 F7
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p.
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24617923M
LC Control Number14000112

  The plains area has become exhausted with the flash flooding in Texas and Oklahoma, with the storms causing more than 10 deaths throughout the Author: Kendyl Kearly. ast and Present of Knox County, Ohio Volume 2, (Source: Google Books) The Book of Ohio, Knox County (Source: Internet Archive) History of Knox County (Source: Ohio History Central) History of Knox County, Ohio Its Past And Present () (Source: MyHeritage) ($) A History of Knox County, Ohio, from to Inclusive (Source: Google Books).

The unusual seismic activity began at about 2 a.m. on Decem , when a strong tremor rocked the New Madrid region. The city of New Madrid, located near the Mississippi River in present. Cincinnati began with the settlement of Columbia, Losantiville, and North Bend in the Northwest Territory of the United States beginning in late December The following year Fort Washington, named for George Washington, was established to protect the settlers.. It was chartered as a town in , and then incorporated as a city in , when it was first called "Queen of the West".

  John M. Barry's Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of and How It Changed America is a surprisingly interesting take on efforts since the early s to tame the largest and wildest river system in the country. These efforts have been the result of often-vicious debates among hydrologists that lend a human background to the story, and /5. Mississippi River flood of , also called Great Flood of , flooding of the lower Mississippi River valley in April , one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States. More t square miles (60, square km) of land was submerged, hundreds of thousands of people were displaced, and around people died.


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The Ohio and Mississippi floods of 1912 .. by Harry Crawford Frankenfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Ohio and Mississippi Floods of [Anonymous] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Genre/Form: Charts, diagrams, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frankenfield, H.C. (Harry Crawford), Ohio and Mississippi floods of Full text of "The Ohio and Mississippi Floods of " See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on Hbrary shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

Affected areas. The storms that created the floods in continued over several days and produced record-breaking rain.

It remains Ohio's "largest weather disaster" and triggered Indiana's worst flood on record. Storm-related flooding affected more than a dozen states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Location: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut.

"Making the Mississippi River Over Again: The Development of River Control in Mississippi". MS Historical Society Intellectual Property, Smith, David T.

and D.B. Reed, "A Centennial Survey of American Floods: Fifteen Significant Events in the United States " Fort Worth, TX: NOAA Technical Memorandum NWS SR, pp The flood was the greatest flood in modern history on the lower Mississippi River.

In the summer of until the spring ofheavy rains fell in eastern Kansas, Oklahoma, and the Ohio White and Little Red rivers broke through the levees in Arkansas in February, flooding over km 2 (99, acres) with 3 to 5 m ( to ft) of water.

The Superstorm That Flooded America. author of the new book Weeks after the storm, the Mississippi River spilled over into Memphis, Natchez, New Orleans and other cities along its banks.

The Mississippi River is known for its epic floods and these destructive events led to the creation of levees along North America's longest river. Here, we count down the mightiest floods of the Author: Live Science Staff. They are the Mississippi Valley Flood of and the Ohio-Mississippi Valley Flood of According to John Barry’s book Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of and How It Changed America, in the last three months ofevery river gauge on the Ohio, Missouri, and Mississippi rivers set new average highs.

Cello. Cello Button Pin 12 James M Cox Governor Of Ohio Unlisted. $ The Ohio and Mississippi Floods of Frankenfield, H.C., US Weather Bureau, Government Printing Office, 25p A report on the Ohio and Mississippi floods ofprepared by H.C.

Frankenfield, professor of meteorology with the United States Weather Bureau. Contains 41 charts and diagrams, and comparison with floods of, and The statewide extent of death and destruction in the Flood of exceeds all other weather events in Ohio history, justifying the title of “Ohio’s greatest weather disaster.” Rainfall over the state totaled inches and no section was unaffected.

The death toll was. The Ohio River flood of took place in late January and February With damage stretching from Pittsburgh to Cairo, Illinois, people died, one million people were left homeless and property losses reached $ million ($ billion when adjusted for inflation as of January ).Federal and state resources were strained to aid recovery as the disaster occurred during the depths.

Deepest Ohio River Flood on Record at Many Locations. The Ohio River Great Flood of January surpassed all prior floods during the previous years of modern occupancy of the Ohio River overall scope of the flood surpassed the major floods of andand geological evidence suggests the flood outdid any previous flood.

Seventy percent of Louisville was. Photo, Print, Drawing Miss. River, Whitehall, Ark., levee break [ b&w film copy neg. ] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress. Floods in the many rivers flowing to the Ohio and in the Ohio River itself have long been a problem; a devastating flood in led to the establishment of the Miami valley conservation project.

Continuing long-term state and federal projects have improved locks and dams along the entire length of the Ohio and its major tributaries, for. There are two basic types of floods: flash floods and the more widespread river floods. Flash floods generally cause greater loss of life and river floods generally cause greater loss of property.A flash flood occurs when runoff from excessive rainfall causes a rapid rise in the water height (stage) of a stream or normally-dry channel.

Flash floods are more common in areas. (Some images display only as thumbnails outside the Library of Congress because of rights considerations, but you have access to larger size images on site.) Alternatively, you can purchase copies of various types through Library of Congress Duplication Services.

I can rattle off significant Mississippi River Floods:,but I had never heard of the Great Flood of The History Channel said “ It is estimated that the Great Flood of killed more than 1, Americans, making it the country’s second-deadliest deluge (behind only the Johnstown Flood, in which more.

[ digital copy] Published in the ohio and mississippi floods of [ digital copy ] Published in the ohio valley flood of march-april including comparisons with some earlier floods [ digital copy ] Published in the river motor boat boys on the ohio or the three blue lights.

The Mississippi is not always a friend to man though. Because of the Mississippi River, Americans experienced floods and hardships in,and The flood of was so bad that the Federal Government passed the Flood Control Act of to control flooding from the : DVD.

After extreme weather swept from the plains states to the Ohio River valley in falllevees began bursting in the Lower Mississippi Valley in March of ’27 and kept breaking through May.Diversion scheme to prevent overflows of the Mississippi and to establish a navigable waterway from Mobile Bay to the Ohio River.

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