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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01420

Caption: "Manhandled Land - fertile soil goes off by carload lots." A common site during the Dust Bowl. The erosion in this picture was more an effect of poor farming practice than drought though. In: "To Hold This Soil", Russell Lord, 1938. Miscellaneous Publication No. 321, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Image ID: wea01420, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection


Category: Monsters/Drought/Dust Bowl/

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