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Mississippi River Flooding

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Gorgeous Vintage Maps of the Mississippi River’s Path Over Time

Beautiful map of the many paths of the Mississippi River by Harold N. Fisk


All Water Has A Perfect Memory - “They straightened out the Mississippi River in places, to make room for houses and livable acreage. Occasionally the river floods these places ... but in fact it is not flooding; it is remembering. ... All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.”

from Flavorwire

Gorgeous Vintage Maps of the Mississippi River’s Path Over Time

Examples of cartographic information design are on display at Radical Cartography. Like the sample above, designed by Harold Fisk in 1944 for the Army Corps of Engineers, showing the historical traces of the Mississippi River.

from Etsy

The Earhart Stool-Industrial Modern Barstool Made with Reclaimed Wood

The Earhart Stool-Industrial Modern Barstool by DoormanDesigns

Good Reads Book Club, Livermore Public Library. 9/22/2016. "The Tilted World" by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly. Set against the backdrop of the historic flooding of the Mississippi River, "The Tilted World" is an extraordinary tale of murder and moonshine, sandbagging and saboteurs, and a man and a woman who find unexpected love. The year is 1927. As rains swell the Mississippi, the mighty river threatens to burst its banks and engulf everything in its path, including...

from Mail Online

Islands in the stream: The extraordinary homemade dams holding back the Mississippi as desperate residents try to save their homes

Yazoo and Mississippi River flooding photos May 2011

from the Guardian

Mississippi flooding threatens US midwest as rivers swell in heavy rains

Mississippi river flooding