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Above the Flood Elevating Your Floodprone House by Paul Tertell

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Published by Diane Pub Co .
Written in English


  • Nature/Ecology

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ISBN 100756703875
ISBN 109780756703875

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FEMA P, Above the Flood: Elevating Your Floodprone House () This publication shows how floodprone houses in south Florida were elevated above the year flood level following Hurricane Andrew. Alternative elevation techniques are also demonstrated. I bought this book as a gift for my dad. If you have read the bible and know about the flood during Noah's time then this book will do well to explain: that there used to be a vast amount of water above us that is not there anymore. Blue cloth over hardback boards with a sewn binding. Illustrated. pp/5(14). The Bible describes giants, before and after Noah's Flood. It is recorded in 1 Samuel that Goliath was six cubits and a span tall, which is approximately nine feet tall (one cubit is approximately the distance from your elbow to finger tip).   But was the story of the flood original to the Bible at all? We know that it was not. This first became apparent a century and a half ago, in a room above the secretary's office in the British Museum.

Popular Flood Books Showing of The Tilted World (Hardcover) by. Tom Franklin (Goodreads Author) “There was an ocean above us, held in by a thin sac that might rupture and let down a flood at any second.” ― Stephen King, Different Seasons. 2 likes. Genesis "fountains of the great deep opened up ". The earth had been covered by a great vapor canopy which was suspended above the earth since the second day of creation. The bible tells us that at flood time- "the windows of heaven were open.". Flood Inspired by the Queensland floods, Flood is a moving and sensitive story of a natural disaster as seen through the honest eyes of a cattle dog that has been separated from his family. The floodwater mercilessly rips through the towns, and finally recedes, leaving a devastating widespread path of destruction. In the United States the Johnstown, Pa., flood of , in which thousands of lives were lost, was caused by the breaking of an earth dam above the city. Even greater loss of life occurred () in Galveston, Tex., when tide and storm surges engulfed the city after a hurricane.

The Genesis flood narrative is a flood myth found in the Tanakh (chapters 6–9 in the Book of Genesis). The story tells of God's decision to return the Earth to its pre-creation state of watery chaos and then remake it in a reversal of creation. The narrative has very strong similarities to parts of the Epic of Gilgamesh which predates the Book of Genesis. Water, both from above and below, came forth for forty days (). The waters prevailed on the earth for a total of days (), and then subsided over a period of months. Five months after the flood commenced the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat (; cf. ).   Then the LORD shut him in. 17 For forty days the flood kept coming on the earth, and as the waters increased they lifted the ark high above the earth. 18 The waters rose and increased greatly on the earth, and the ark floated on the surface of the water. 19 They rose greatly on the earth, and all the high mountains under the entire heavens were. Elevating Your House Introduction One of the most common retrofitting methods is elevating a house to a required or desired Flood Protection Elevation (FPE). When a house is properly elevated, the living area will be above all but the most severe floods (such as the year flood). Several elevation techniques are available.