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NOAA Photo Library Image - mvey0059

Typhoon damage from a Category 5 typhoon about a week after the storm. Totally wiped out a coconut and breadfruit plantation. Inhabitants dug pit on highest part of island and put coconut logs over pit for shelter. Some fatalities occurred.

Image ID: mvey0059, NOAA's Small World Collection
Location: Ulul, Truk, Caroline Islands
Photographer: Dr. James P. McVey, NOAA Sea Grant Program

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