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Puzzle ID:#7713
Fun:*** (2.35)
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Submitted By:maxmars***
Corrected By:FreddyPharkas




Why would insurance companies be interested in sand at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico?


The layers of sand tell when a hurricane will hit. There is a pattern to the layers. Every 300 years or so, there is a category 5 hurricane. Insurance companies can use that theory to increase their warning for homes that are around that area.

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