NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
- FARGO, N D
|The map illustrates what are the very worst geologic settings for residential construction in the Fargo-Moorhead region. Note that each one of the houses is positioned on the outside (eroding edge, or cutbank) of the Red River, as well within the 100-year floodplain.|
|Photo of flooded houses in
instability-prone settings, along the
Red River south of Fargo, 1997.
(Click on photo for enlargement)
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