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Huracán Ike: En la mañana del 4 de septiembre, Ike era un huracán de categoría 4, con crestas de viento hasta 230 km/h y con una presión de 935 mbar (27.61 inHg). Lo que lo convirtió en el peor huracán de la temporada de huracanes del Atlántico de 2008, despues de Gustav.

A single home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Ike were reportedly as high as eight feet in some areas causing widespread damage across the coast of Texas.

1961 Hurricane Carla, Galveston Texas. I was almost 3 years old. This is my earliest memory. We lived in Baytown.

TX, Galveston, Murdoch's - Hurricane Carla, the first Category 5 hurricane of the 1961 season, hitting Galveston (as a Category 4 hurricane) on September

The gusher, known as Spindletop, that started the Texas Oil Boom on January 10, 1901, on a knoll just south of Beaumont.

The Spindletop Effects

Oil Texas Tea That Is. Spindletop--The gusher that started the Texas Oil Boom on January on a knoll just south of Beaumont.

hurricane ike natural disaster texas: Flooded- A cemetery in Galveston was over-run with water on Saturday morning by MATT SLOCUM / AP

Hurricane Ike Sweeps Across the Gulf - Photo Essays

Natural disasters floods essay typer Looking for ways to nail your natural disaster essay? Read now and you’ll find: Writing plan Topics to write about.

Galveston Great Hurticane of 1900 ... You can see the school desks still bolted to the collapsed floor .

Galveston, Texas Hurricane, September 1900 This hurricane was the deadliest in U. history—the estimated death toll was 8000 (to compare, 1800 people died during Hurricane Katrina). Notice all the school desks still bolted to the collapsed floor !

A single home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 14, 2008 in Gilchrist, TX

At first, I thought this was a miniature house by a railroad track! - A single home is left standing among debris from Hurricane Ike September 2008 in Gilchrist, Texas.

Wow That's Surfside bridge during Hurricane Ike you can see the water line on the bridge

The short - but eventful - life of Ike

Houston and Galveston Wow That's Surfside bridge during Hurricane Ike you can see the water line on the bridge

Gun Bunkers at Fort Travis on Bolivar Peninsula Texas. Texas History for all to enjoy and see. #texas #day #trip

Fort Travis on Bolivar Peninsula and close to Crystal Beach Texas. A greta Day-Trip form Galveston, Houston or Beaumont Texas. View of the Houston Ship Channel or Galveston Bay from Fort Travis.

8,000 died on Sept. 8, 1900 in Hurricane in Galveston.

This web page has many links (on the right hand side) that correspond to the history of the Galveston Hurricane. There's a word search activity that would be engaging for the students.

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Hurricane Ike, This photo was taken on south Near Texas City, Texas heading towards Galveston, Texas. Sadly, this was a common site along the Texas coast.

Damage to the I-10 Bridge in New Orleans | Hurricane Katrina 8-29-2005 still there 8 years later!

Chuck drove this bridge to work daily when we lived in Slidell. Damage to the Bridge in New Orleans

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