GLY1880 topic 23

Galveston was once on to the busiest ports in the United States:
True
The 1900 Weather Bureau’s “Law of Storms” predicted that all tropical cyclones moving east to west across the Atlantic would:
recurve to the north and east along the Atlantic coast
The Chief Meteorologist in Galveston on the eve of the 1900 hurricane was:
Isaac Cline
Cuban meteorologists of 1900 had a better understanding of the behavior of hurricanes than did their American peers:
True
After the 1900 Galveston hurricane what Texas city replaced it as the largest city and port?
Houston
Prior to the 1900 hurricane, the city of Galveston was the most populous city in Texas:
True
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After the 1900 hurricane, Galveston built this to protect the city from future storm surge:
a sea wall
Prior to the 1900 hurricane, the city of Galveston stood and average of how much above sea level:
4.5 feet
North of Galveston Island and across Galveston Harbor is the low lying:
Boliar Peninsula
Which natural disaster resulted in the greatest loss of life?
the Galveston hurricane of 1900