The Extraordinary Drought in the Philippines

The Extraordinary Drought in the Philippines : October, 1911, to May, 1912 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Extraordinary Drought in the Philippines: October, 1911, to May, 1912 The drought experienced in the Philippines during the eight months from October 1, 1911, to May 31, 1912, has been so extraordinary that there is ground for the assertion that it was the severest ever observed in the Archipelago. Our chief aim in preparing this paper has been to show as clearly as possible, to what extent this statement is true; for which purpose we have made use of all the rain statistics in our possession, which latter, as far as Manila is concerned, cover a period of forty-seven years. The order of procedure will be to study the drought first with regard to Manila, and then as it affected the various regions of the Philippines. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 51g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 9 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243121555
  • 9780243121557