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Cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin.
Washington, D.C 2002 April
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Cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin.
Washington, D.C 2002 April
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Cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin.
Washington, D.C 2002 April
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The Washington Monument seen rising above the Tidal Basin cherry blossoms.
Washington, D.C 2002 April
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The Washington Monument seen rising above the Tidal Basin cherry blossoms.
Washington, D.C 2002 April
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Title block of cloud chart produced by the Weather Bureau while Charles F. Marvin was chief. The chart was produced "with a view of aiding observers in the identification of the several cloud forms according to the International System of Classification of 1905."
1921
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Plate 1-4 of 1921 cloud chart. 1. Cirrus becoming detached from thunderstorm top. 2. Dense, bunched cirrus, probably of thunderstorm origin. 3. Tufted cirrus, similar to (2) but thinner. 4. Cirro-stratus and fibrous alto-stratus such as originate from thunderstorm tops.
1921
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Plate 5-8 of 1921 cloud chart. 5. Cirrus (top half of picture) and cirro- stratus (bottom half). 6. Cirrus merging into cirro-stratus: not infrequently a sky aspect subsequent to (2) or (4). 7. Cirro-stratus and alto-stratus, with cirro-cumulus and alto-cumulus tops... 8. Cirrus (the detached portions) and cirro-stratus, from evaporation of such clouds as (7).
1921
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Plate 9-13 of 1921 cloud chart. 9. Cirro-cumulus, overhead. 10. Cirro- cumulus, with tufted cirrus. 11. Thin, undulated alto-straus forming above a layer of fog or stratus... 12. Thin alto-stratus (lower right) transforming to growing alto-cumulus, which becomes merged into dense alto-stratus...."
1921
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Plate 13-16 of 1921 cloud chart. 13. Undulated alto-cumulus, locally more or less scaly. 14. Small alto-cumulus.... 15. Alto-cumulus somewhat ragged. 16. Turreted alto-cumulus. Tall cumulus below.
1921
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Plate 17-20 of 1921 cloud chart. 17. Strato-cumulus or alto-cumulus from an altitude of about 1,750 meters.... 18. Ragged strato-cumulus rolls below fibrous alto-stratus.... 19. Strato-cumulus rolls, with strong east wind at surface. 20. Ragged strato-cumulus rolls at 800 meters altitude in NW wind in winter. Inset: same clouds viewed from height of 1,100 meters.
1921
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Plate 21-24 of 1921 cloud chart. 21. Strato-cumulus or alto-stratus sheet, slightly mammulated.... 22. Strato-cumulus, evaporating scaly type.... 23. Cumulus and strato-cumulus below, thin alto-stratus above. 24. Lenticular alto-stratus. Uper, standing clouds topping S wind; lower left, standing cloud in lee of Mt. Washington during NW gale; lower right, conditions unknown.
1921
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Plate 25-28 of 1921 cloud chart. 25. Cumulus. 26. Cumulus rolls. (Such clouds when they mark the front of an arriving wedge of cool air may develop thunderstorms locally.) 27. Cumulo-nimbus, just grown from cumulus.... 28. Low cumulo nimbus, and cumulus, characteristic of spring.
1921
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Plate 29-32 of 1921 cloud chart. 29. Anvil top of cumulo-nimbus (upper). Mammato alto-stratus on underside of cumulo-nimbus overflow in vicinity of tornado (lower). 30. Nimbus, with fog or stratus below. 31. Fracto-stratus ( right) under alto-stratus and cirro-straus, apparently from local thunderstorms. 32. Stratus clouds at two levels; one practically on the ground.
1921
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Waves batter the seawall at Woods Hole during the 1938 hurricane.
1938
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Hurricane Hugo devastated portions of the Caribbean before striking Charleston.
Puerto Rico, Culebra Island 1989 September 18
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Hurricane Hugo devastated portions of the Caribbean before striking Charleston.
Puerto Rico, Culebra Island 1989 September 18
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Hurricane Hugo devastated portions of the Caribbean before striking Charleston.
Puerto Rico, Culebra Island 1989 September 18
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Large trees damaged and blown down in front yard of residence.
Puerto Rico, Fajardo 1989 September 18
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Complete devastation of trees and damage to large house or hotel
U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas 1989 September 18
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Near completed destruction of some homes on Culebra
Puerto Rico, Culebra Island 1989 September 18
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Large tank destroyed
Puerto Rico 1989 September 18
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Raggedy palm trees and downed trees at Barbosa Park
Puerto Rico, San Juan, Barbosa Park 1989 September 18
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House moved off foundation by 1938 New England Hurricane.
Rhode Island, Conimicut 1938 September 22
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An oil tank floated to the center of road by storm surge. It's original location is not apparent in this image. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, East Providence 1938 September 22
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A falling chimney weakened and helped destroy much of the wall of this residence on West Friendship Street. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Providence 1938 September 22
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The waterfront of Pawtuxet Cove was devastated by the storm surge of the New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Pawtuxet Village 1938 September 22
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The Modern Grain Company building at India Point in the upper reaches of Narragansett Bay was destroyed by the storm surge. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Providence 1938 September 22
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A very large tree shattered by wind and storm surge. Remains of some building in the foreground. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Conimicut 1938 September 22
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General destruction in the upper harbor. Workboat floated up on land by storm surge. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Providence 1938 September 22
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The tug Monhegan left high and dry by storm surge. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Providence 1938 September 22
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Wheels are all that is left of a railroad freight car. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Providence 1938 September 22
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Remains of the Rhode Island Yacht Club. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Providence 1938 September 22
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Bay Ridge homes undercut by erosion caused by New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Providence 1938 September 22
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Boats strewn amongst homes in Pawtucket Cove. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Pawtuxet Village 1938 September 22
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Walking down Ship Street after the waters receded. Men have their trousers rolled up to navigate areas of standing water. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Providence 1938 September 22
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Barber shop of the Grosvenor Building with barber chairs reflected in the remnants of storm surge waters. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Providence 1938 September 22
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The tug GASPEE sitting on the bottom over a what appears to be the remains of a destroyed pier. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island 1938 September 22
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Utter destruction at Pawtuxet Cove demonstrating level of storm surge. New England Hurricane of 1938.
New England Hurricane of 1938. 1938 September 22
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Boats on the lawn of the Rhodes resort. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Pawtuxet Village 1938 September 22
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Harbor area destroyed by storm surge. New England Hurricane of 1938.
Rhode Island, Pawtuxet Village 1938 September 22
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A hurricane as envisioned in: "Naturwunder Im Reiche der Luft" by W.F.M. Zimmerman. P. 320. Ca. 1865.
1865
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The aftermath of Hurricane Camille.
Mississippi Coast 1969 August 17
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The aftermath of Hurricane Camille.
Mississippi, Biloxi 1969 August 17
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The aftermath of Hurricane Camille. Large ships were no match for Camille.
Mississippi, Gulfport 1969 August 17
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The aftermath of Hurricane Camille. Large ships were no match for Camille.
Mississippi, Gulfport 1969 August 17
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The aftermath of Hurricane Camille. Large ships were no match for Camille.
Mississippi, Gulfport 1969 August 17
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The aftermath of Hurricane Camille. Large ships were no match for Camille.
Mississippi, Gulfport 1969 August 17
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The aftermath of Hurricane Camille.
Mississippi, Gulfport 1969 August 17
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The aftermath of Hurricane Camille.
Mississippi, Gulfport 1969 August 17

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