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Flooding in Downtown Minot, N.D.
Flooding in Downtown Minot, N.D.
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Title: Flooding in Downtown Minot, N.D.

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While the Souris River is in the throes of record high flooding in Minot, N.D., O.C. Fisher Lake near San Angelo, Texas has been experiencing the exact opposite for a number of years now - a ground-cracking drought.

These locations have more than their extreme water conditions in common. Though about 1,000 miles apart, these places are situated north and south of each other just west of the 100th  meridian of longitude.

Location: Minot, ND, USA

Date Taken: June 26, 2011

Photographer: Marisa Lubeck
Photographer Email: mlubeck@usgs.gov
Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey


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Dimensions: 3872 x 2592
Resolution: 300 dpi

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Tags: 100thMeridian 2011SpringFlood NR2011_07_06 NorthDakota Water drought flooding longitude

 

 

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