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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01412

The remains of a cornfield after grasshoppers had completed the destruction begun by drought. 90% of crops surviving the drought were destroyed by grasshoppers in an 11,000 square mile area. In: "The Drought of 1931-1932 in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Washington," The American Red Cross, 1932.

Image ID: wea01412, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: South Dakota
Photo Date: 1931 Summer


Category: Monsters/Drought/Dust Bowl/

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