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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea00341

A giant waterspout in the mature stage. During peak intensity this waterspout had a diameter of approximately 30 meters. A full discussion of this waterspout is in "Life Cycle of Florida Keys' Waterspouts" by Joseph H. Golden, NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL NSSL-70, 1974. Library Call Number QC807.5.U6 N7 no.70.

Image ID: wea00341, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Florida Keys, Florida
Photo Date: 1969 September 10
Photographer: Archival Photograph by Mr. Steve Nicklas, NOS, NGS

Category: Monsters/Tornadoes/Waterspouts/

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