ABSTRACT

Hurricane Survey: Chesapeake Bay, Potomac, and Rappahannock Rivers   [open pdf - 7MB]

"This report presents a summary of the hurricane problem in the tidal area of the Washington District as determined from reconnaissance surveys and public hearings, and presents plans for continuation of the hurricane survey. The area covered by this report includes the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland from Cove Point to Point Lookout; portions of Virginia from Smith Point at the mouth of the Potomac River to Wolf Trap Light; and the tidal reaches of the Potomac, Rappahannock, Patuxent, and Piankatank Rivers."

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Date:
1956-06
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Public Domain
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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: http://www.noaa.gov/
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