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Gather Data.3

E - Tracking Hurricanes

  • Go to ONE of the following sites.

checkmarkIf you live nearest to the Atlantic Ocean, click here to go to the ATLANTIC HURRICANE TRACKING DATA BY YEAR site.

checkmarkIf you live nearest to the Pacific Ocean, click here to go to the PACIFIC HURRICANE TRACKING DATA Y YEAR site.

  • Click on the number next to the icon for the year you were born.
  • Scroll down the page and look for the worst hurricane that year and click "Details" for the hurricane.
  1. Using latitude and longitude numbers, plot the path of the storm when it was classified as a hurricane on the hurricane tracking chart on the next page.
  2. Connect the plotted points to show the path of the hurricane.
  3. Compare the track of the hurricane you plotted with the one on the map that shows all hurricanes for that year.

 

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