Contact: Nanci Bompey
American Geophysical Union
Caption: This is one week of tide data from Fort Hamilton, N.Y., from Aug. 18-24, 1893. The high water mark of the last tropical storm to directly strike New York before Superstorm Sandy is evident in the 11.1-foot high water record at 6:00 a.m. on Aug. 24.
Credit: Stefan Talke
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