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Chetumal in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo, Mexico — The Yucatan Peninsula (The Southeast)
 

Hurricane Janet

 
 
Hurricane Janet Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
1. Hurricane Janet Marker
Inscription.  

Nivel agua Huracán Janet
27 de Septiembre de 1955

English translation:
Maximum water height during Hurricane Janet
September 27, 1955
 
Erected by Municipalidad de Othón P. Blanco.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersNotable Events.
 
Location. 18° 29.738′ N, 88° 17.823′ W. Marker is in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, in Municipality of Othón P. Blanco. Marker is at the intersection of Avenida de los Héroes and Avenida Othón P. Blanco, on the right when traveling south on Avenida de los Héroes. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chetumal, Quintana Roo 77000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José María Morelos y Pavón (a few steps from this marker); Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (within shouting distance of this marker); Businesses of Yesteryear (within shouting distance of this marker); Remnants of Chetumal's Sidewalks (within shouting distance of this marker); Chetumaleñas (within shouting
Hurricane Janet Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 29, 2019
2. Hurricane Janet Marker
The marker can be seen on the left side of the near corner of the building to the right in this view. The marker is a few feet above the head of a person.
distance of this marker); a different marker also named Businesses of Yesteryear (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrés Quintana Roo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Clock Tower (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chetumal.
 
Regarding Hurricane Janet. This marker is repeated at a few locations in Chetumal as a reminder of this deadly 1955 hurricane.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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