Surveying the Destruction Caused by Hurricane Sandy [Interactive Map]

Hurricane Sandy came at the New York metropolitan region directly, a frontal assault of wind and waves along hundreds of miles of the coast. More than 900 buildings were destroyed, and at least another 12,000 sustained major damage, according to initial estimates by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Take a look at this interactive map from NT Times that shows us all the damage. 

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