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Living With the Alabama/Mississippi Shore

Series: Living With the Shore

By: WF Canis

232 pages, Illus

Duke University Press

Paperback | Jun 1985 | #48209 | ISBN: 0822305119
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Hardback | Jun 1985 | #48208 | ISBN: 0822305100
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About this book

The Alabama-Mississippi shoreline along the Gulf of Mexico boasts some of the world's most beautiful beaches and balmiest climes. Ever-increasing numbers of retirees, recreation lovers, and industries with work forces are being attracted to the "Sun Belt." On a soft April day the Gulf's waters look as peaceful as a pond.

Yet this same serene shoreline has been ravaged by seven major hurricanes during this century. Several years more than one fearful storm has come hurtling in during a single "season." Loss of life an property damage have been devastating. And newcomers seem almost unaware of the potential dangers.

The authors of this book offer a vivid, historical overview for understanding the environment of the Alabama-Mississippi shore. They describe the risks faced by new residents, and they point the way toward safe and sane coastal development.


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