Sue Burke (mount_oregano) wrote,
Sue Burke
mount_oregano

How big is the flood?



The flood in southeast Texas has been described as the size of Lake Michigan. To help visualize that, here’s a picture I took of Lake Michigan this morning at Contemplation Point in Lincoln Park, Chicago. The horizon is 4 or 5 miles away. Lake Michigan is 118 miles across at its widest and 307 miles long.

-- Sue Burke

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