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The floods in central Texas in September, 1921

Water Supply Paper 488

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Abstract

Heavy rainfall over a large area in south-central Texas from September 8 to September 10, 1921, produced great floods which caused the loss of at least 224 lives and damage to property amounting to more than $10,000,000. The most destructive flood in Texas prior to 1921 occurred in December, 1913. That flood, which is described on pages 46-47, caused the loss of 177 lives and destroyed property valued at more than $8,500,000.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
The floods in central Texas in September, 1921
Series title:
Water Supply Paper
Series number:
488
Year Published:
1923
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Publisher location:
Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s):
Texas Water Science Center
Description:
iv. 56 p.
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N