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Johnstown Flood 
massive flood of Johnstown, Pennsylvania caused by the collapse of the South Fork Dam
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Instance of flood,
dam failure
LocationJohnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Point in time 31 May 1889
Start time 31 May 1889
End time 31 May 1889
Number of deaths
  • 2,209
40° 20′ 25.08″ N, 78° 46′ 14.88″ W
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Grande inondazione del 1889 (it); ジョーンズタウン洪水 (ja); inondation de Johnstown de 1889 (fr); Inundação de Jonhstown (pt); שיטפון ג'ונסטון (he); Johnstown Flood (nl); 존스타운 홍수 (ko); سیل جانزتاون (fa); Johnstown-Flut (de); Johnstownin tulva (fi); Johnstown Flood (en); فيضان جونستاون (ar); Johnstownská potopa (cs); Inundación de Johnstown (es) massive flood of Johnstown, Pennsylvania caused by the collapse of the South Fork Dam (en) Great Flood of 1889 (en); ジョーンズタウンの大洪水, サウスフォーク・ダム崩壊事故, ジョンズタウン洪水 (ja); Great Flood of 1889 (fr); Inundacion de Johnstown (es)
English: The Johnstown Flood, on May 31, 1889, killed over 2,200 people and caused $17 million of damage. It was caused by the failure of the South Fork Dam above the Little Conemaugh River.

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