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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea01401

Dust and sand heaped up against fence windbreak. "Local drifting began almost imperceptibly and finally merged with regional blowing."Prior to the 1930's there had been a number of episodes of dust storms occurring in the Dust Bowl area. In: "Erosion and Its Control in Oklahoma Territory," Angus H. McDonald, Misc. Publication No. 301, Department of Agriculture. 1938. Figure 2. S21.A46.

Image ID: wea01401, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Oklahoma
Photo Date: 1935 Circa

Category: Monsters/Drought/Dust Bowl/

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