Texas Disasters

Author: Mike Cox
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493013173
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True accounts of major disasters in Texas history are retold in this engagingly written collection.

Texas Disasters

Author: Mona D. Sizer
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 9781589791718
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This book will chill readers to the bone as Sizer turns her investigative pen to reveal finds that will surprise, shock, and even enrage readers

Texas S Most Devastating Disasters And Most Calamitous Catastrophes

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Carole Marsh Books
ISBN: 0793310784
Size: 68.92 MB
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It was the second major disaster in Texas within a week. A tornado had swept the
Panhandle and northwestern Oklahoma, Wednesday, killing 132 persons in the
two states. Relief workers still stationed in the tornado area rushed to the new ...

Texas S Most Devastating Disasters And Most Calamitous Catastrophies

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Carole Marsh Books
ISBN: 0793310792
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Bird: In the 1940s, he ran across some fossilized footprints for sale in a Texas
rock shop. Where, he wondered, had they come from? He set off to find out &
ended up in Glen Rose. At first he thought the big holes in the earth there were
just ...

The Texas City Disaster 1947

Author: Hugh W. Stephens
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292773463
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In terms of casualties, the Texas City disaster remains the worst industrial
catastrophe in U.S. history. Its centerpiece is the explosion on 16 and 17 April
1947, sixteen hours apart, of ammonium nitrate fertilizer on two merchant ships.
Because it ...


Author: Carole Marsh
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Children learn fascinating facts about natural disasters that occur or have occurred in the state of Texas.

Human System Responses To Disaster

Author: Thomas E. Drabek
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461249600
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of Sciences. Committee on Natural Disasters [1982] The Austin, Texas, Flood of
May 24–25, 1981. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press. Committee on
Socioeconomic Effects of Earthquake Predictions [1978] A Program of Studies on

Encyclopedia Of Disasters

Author: Angus Macleod Gunn
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313087474
Size: 74.23 MB
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Goliad, Texas, tornado May 18, 1902 Goliad, Texas, south of San Antonio This
tornado claimed 1 14 lives, injured 230 others, and caused damage equal to
$50,000 in 1 902 dollars The Goliad Tornado struck the town of Goliad, Texas, on
May ...

Texas Task Force 1

Author: Bud Force
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1603443835
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CAPABILITIES • Texas Task Force 1 members respond to mass casualty
disasters and are trained and equipped to locate and ... The task force is capable
of responding to state and national disasters, including earthquakes, hurricanes,

The Austin Texas Flood Of May 24 25 1981

Publisher: National Academies
Size: 63.16 MB
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FOREWORD The Committee on Natural Disasters was formed to study the
impact of natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, and
hurricanes on engineered structures and systems. The objectives of the
Committee's work are ...