Tree-Hugger Factoid #37

1 July 2011, 15:46

From 1906 to 2000, areas of Houston inside the Beltway have subsided 6 to 10 feet, with the most pronounced in areas along the Houston ship channel
According to the National Geodetic Survey website, “From 1906 to 2000, areas of Houston inside the Beltway have subsided 6’ to 10’, with the most pronounced in areas along the Houston ship channel.”

Source: National Geodetic Survey
Photo Source: “Houston Ship Channel – Shell Refinery at Deer Park” by Roger Wollstadt (roger4336)


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