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Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Less Water- Higher Floods on The Mississippi

As man has tried to control the flow and direction of one of Planet Earth's great rivers- each generation brings new and higher floods.

Take a few hours and read this story that was published in THE NEW YORKER magazine in 1987 and authored by John McPhee titled "The Control of Nature- ATCHAFALAYA."


Anonymous said...

Very interesting story.

Groucho K. Marx said...

A poster on the WX-CHASE mailing list turned us on to the link to that story.

I thought it was a VERY interesting read.