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Perilous place, powerful storms

Craig E. Colten

Perilous place, powerful storms

hurricane protection in coastal Louisiana

by Craig E. Colten

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane protection -- Louisiana -- Evaluation,
  • Flood control -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Evaluation,
  • Levees -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History,
  • Levees -- Mississippi River,
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCraig E. Colten.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC425.M63 L73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22666213M
    ISBN 109781604732382
    LC Control Number2008047085

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