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The devastation of Hurricane Rita

Nola Mae Ross

The devastation of Hurricane Rita

a pictorial log of Hurricane Rita"s path of destruction through Cameron and Calcasieu Parishes

by Nola Mae Ross

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Published by N.M. Ross in Lake Charles, LA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Rita, 2005 -- Pictorial works,
  • Hurricanes -- Louisiana,
  • Cameron Parish (La.) -- Pictorial works,
  • Calcasieu Parish (La.) -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and written by Nola Mae Ross ; graphic design by Marcy Lee Perkins.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV636 2005.L8 R68 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. ;
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17890127M
    ISBN 10188714420X
    LC Control Number2006298419
    OCLC/WorldCa123077147

    Furthermore, a total of 43 reported tornadoes were spawned by Katrina, thereby increasing the devastation of the hurricane. Hurricane Katrina destroyed entire communities in the areas affected and disrupted water and power supplies, food distribution systems, health-care facilities, and communication networks throughout the region.


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