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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea00825

The steamer MISSISSIPPI laboring in a typhoon - "...the wind was blowing with the force of a hurricane, in puffs, flattening the sea, and filling the air with spoon-drift..." In: "Cyclones of the Western Pacific," by William C. Redfield, 1856. This paper is included in a group of papers bound under the jacket title, "Law of Storms and Individual Storms. M1500 R315o.

Image ID: wea00825, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Northwest Pacific Ocean
Photo Date: 1854 October 7
Photographer: Archival Photography by Steve Nicklas, NOS, NGS


Category: Monsters/Waves/Hurricane/Art/

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