Historical floods in New England

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U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, For sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. , Washington, D.C
Floods -- New England -- His
Statementby M.T. Thomson ... [et al.].
SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 1779-M, Contributions to the hydrology of the United States
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 105 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18485094M

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Heavy rain combined with snowmelt caused small river flooding in southeast New England: August Hurricanes Connie and Diane came a week apart to batter most of New England with the most significant flooding recorded at many locations.

January A New Years Day storm resulted in flooding principally in the Hudson Valley: September HISTORICAL FLOODS IN NEW ENGLAND By M. THOMSON, W. GANNON, M. THOMAS, G. HAYES, and others ABSTRACT One or more of the great recent New England floods of,and exceeded the greatest known historical floods on most of the major by: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Thomson, M.

Historical floods in New England (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government. The great flood began on March 11 with a downpour in New England that didn’t stop for 14 days. The rain then unleashed a flood that covered half of the Eastern United States. Pinkham Notch in New Hampshire recorded inches of rain over the period.

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The flood in Vermont and New England, NovemberAn historical and pictorial summaryAuthor: William Elliott Minsinger. History of Flooding in New England. New England has a long history of floods.

The Vermont Flood of was the deadliest natural disaster in the state’s history; eighty-four people were killed with over $28 million in property damage. The Spring Floods ofwhich affected all of New England, caused $, in damage, killed Following its exhaustive study, the government hydrologists concluded the four greatest floods in New England and Connecticut history had occurred in.

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This chronology collects weather events from all over the world. It opens a door into the past. Sharing New England stories through magazines and books Historic New England publications include the award-winning Historic New England magazine, a benefit of membership published three times per year, and the Historic New England book series.

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Torrential tropical rains of up to 9 inches from November devastated the entire state, especially the Winooski Valley. Downtown Montpelier was under eight to 10 feet of water.

Had October not been unusually wet, the storm might not have done as much [ ]. The Johnstown Flood of was one of the deadliest natural disasters experienced in the United States and was the worst flood in US history.

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A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. In the sense of "flowing water", the word may also be applied to the inflow of the are an area of study of the discipline hydrology and are of significant concern in agriculture, civil engineering and public health. Flooding may occur as an overflow of water from water bodies, such as a river, lake.

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Across Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana, some 16 million acres of land (26. Historical information based on pre-gauged descriptive information is used to prepare time series of flash floods for Northeast England and Southwest England as decadal numbers of.

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