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In May 1941 the Manawatu River flooded about 250 hectares of Palmerston North. A stop bank between Fitzroy Street and Jickell Street had been constructed but it proved inadequate for the flood waters.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_IMCA-DigitalLibrary_005571
Title
Flooding outside 249 Victoria Street
Relation
IMCA Digital Archive 2011
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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Creation

Created By
Place
249 Victoria Avenue, Palmerston North
Date
May 4, 1941

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,
water,

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