Fucking creepy.

Nearly 80 percent of New Orleans lies below sea level—more than eight feet below in places—so the water poured in. A liquid brown wall washed over the brick ranch homes of Gentilly, over the clapboard houses of the Ninth Ward, over the white-columned porches of the Garden District, until it raced through the bars and strip joints on Bourbon Street like the pale rider of the Apocalypse. As it reached 25 feet (eight meters) over parts of the city, people climbed onto roofs to escape it.

The creepy part? It’s a National Geographic article from October 2004.

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2 responses to “Fucking creepy.”

  1. anti Says:

    creepy.

  2. anti Says:

    yet even more creepy.

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