Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Dust Bowl

Did you know that in 1934 there was a dust storm that was 1,500 miles long?

Its true that on May 11th 1934 : A huge dust storm is spotted moving from the Midwest. The dust storm was 1,500 miles long, 900 miles across and two miles high, covering almost one-third of the country. Farmers lost large amounts of Topsoil during just a few years the phenomenon was known as "The Dust bowl Years".

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