A sedimentary-based history of hurricane strikes on the southern Caribbean coast of Nicaragua

  title={A sedimentary-based history of hurricane strikes on the southern Caribbean coast of Nicaragua},
  author={Terrence A. McCloskey and Kam‐biu Liu},
  journal={Quaternary Research},
  pages={454 - 464}

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