Cyclone damage at Port Douglas, 1911

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Where: Queensland, Cairns Regional, Australia

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When: 01 March 1911

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Location: Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia

Description: Image shows the wreckage of timber houses and buildings in Port Douglas. The cyclone struck Port Douglas on the 16th March 1911. Two lives were lost and most buildings in the town were levelled. Only seven out of fifty-seven houses were left standing with one hundred persons left homeless. [Information taken from: Tropical cyclone impacts along the Australian east coast from November to April 1858 to 2000, retrieved 22 October 2003, from ] .

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