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Hurricane Frederic tidal floods of September 12-13, 1979, along the Gulf Coast, The Basin, Bay Minette North, and Creola NE quadrangles, Alabama

Hydrologic Atlas 628

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Abstract

Shown on The Basin-Bay Minette North-Creola NE, Ala., topographic map are floodmark elevations and approximate areas flooded by Hurricane Frederic tides of September 12-13, 1979, along the Mobile and Tensaw Rivers from Salco and Stockton southward to Creola and Upper Hall Landing, Ala. Minor flooding occurred in this region. Storm-tide frequency and records of annual maximum tides at Mobile, Ala., since 1772, are presented. Offshore winds reached about 160 miles per hour. A wind-velocity of about 145 miles per hour was recorded near Dauphin Island, Ala. (USGS)

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Hurricane Frederic tidal floods of September 12-13, 1979, along the Gulf Coast, The Basin, Bay Minette North, and Creola NE quadrangles, Alabama
Series title:
Hydrologic Atlas
Series number:
628
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1980
Language:
ENGLISH
Description:
1 map :col. ;58 x 66 cm.
Scale:
24000