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Sand, sea and one big storm

Sand, sea and one big storm

作者:终橙旒  时间:2019-03-06 09:10:01  人气:

Next week marks the centenary of the worst-ever natural disaster in the US. One hundred years ago Galveston was a bustling port on the Gulf of Mexico. It was “a city of splendid homes and broad clean streets”, according to a local newspaper, and had a population of about 37 000. But Galveston was built on a sandy island separated from the mainland by a narrow channel. Although it was in the hurricane belt,