Flooding in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans
The Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans was severely flooded by Hurricane Betsy, as depicted in this National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration photograph. A US Naval Air Reserve Sikorsky SH-34 Seabat helicopter from the Naval Air Station in New Orleans is visible above.
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