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1934 Dust Bowl was Worst Drought to take place in North America in Last 10 Centuries
Description: The 1934 Dust Bowl was the worst drought that North America has seen in the last 1,000 years. In the 1930s America was hit by many storms that led to a lot of destruction and killed swathes of livestock. The researchers said that the period is remembered for its extreme temperature, dust storms and erosion. It worsened the economic crisis faced by the nation due to the Great Depression. [Source: Maine News]
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Source: Maine News
Publish Date: 10/20/2014
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