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Posted 09.09.10 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Elizabeth Mossop and Jeffrey Carney: In the Mississippi Delta: Building with Water



Building the levees. Click image to enlarge.

Crews transform the natural river edge into a controlled levee. The construction of the levees anchored in place what had once been the dynamic, flexible banks of the river.

Image credit: Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

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