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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea00427

Richeliu Apartments after Hurricane Camille. Eight people who had either stayed to help or were infirm died here. The apartments, although touted to be hurricane proof, were poorly constructed. Regardless, a 20 to 25 foot storm surge would probably have devastated all in its path anyway.

Image ID: wea00427, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Pass Christian, Mississippi
Photo Date: 1969 August


Category: Monsters/Hurricanes/Storm Surge/

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