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August 24, 1893: The Disappearance of Hog Island

Hurricanes often leave their marks in terms of the damage they cause. The devastation wrought by Hurricanes Katrina in New Orleans, and Hurricane Sandy in New York provides two recent examples. Sometimes, however, a hurricane's destructiveness is visible not by what's left behind, but by what isn't. 

Contributing Editor Sean Potter is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM), Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM), and science writer with an interest in weather history.       

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