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NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Catalog of Images

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Argo Merchant oil spill. The ship broke apart and spilled its entire cargo of 7.7 million gallons of No. 6 fuel oil.
Massachusetts, Nantucket Shoals 1976 December 21
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Oil washing up on beach
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The tanker Burmah Agate on fire. This was the result of a ship collision off Galveston Entrance. 2.6 million gallons of oil were released to the environment and another 7.8 million were consumed by fire.
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The barge Cibro Savannah on fire. The barge exploded and caught fire while departing the pier. 127,000 gallons of oil were unaccounted for - either released into the environment or consumed by fire.
New Jersey, Linden 1990 March 6
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Skimming oil off the Southeast coast
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Cleanup efforts after oil spill
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A horribly oiled marine bird
2004 December 28
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Cleaning oil off a beach at low tide
1993 August 22
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Ixtoc I oil spill. This spill was caused by a blownout oil well. The well ran wild for 9 months and spilled over 140 million gallons of oil into the Bay of Campeche.
Mexico, Bay of Campeche 1979 September circa
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The tank vessel Jupiter exploded while offloading gasoline
Michigan, Saginaw River near Bay City 1990 September 16
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Ixtoc I oil spill. This spill was caused by a blownout oil well. The well ran wild for 9 months and spilled over 140 million gallons of oil into the Bay of Campeche.
Mexico, Bay of Campeche 1979 September circa
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The tanker Megaborg oil spill occurred as the result of an accident during lightering operations with a subsequent fire. 5.1 million gallons of oil were released into the Gulf of Mexico.
Texas, Gulf of Mexico, 68 miles SE of Galveston 1990 June 8
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The tanker Megaborg oil spill occurred as the result of an accident during lightering operations with a subsequent fire. 5.1 million gallons of oil were released into the Gulf of Mexico.
Texas, Gulf of Mexico, 68 miles SE of Galveston 1990 June 8
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Oil skimmers at work.
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Bulk carrier Selendang aground on Unalaska Island. Although carrying a cargo of soybeans, the ship spilled approximately 350,000 gallons of fuel oil and diesel oil.
Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Unalaska Island 2004 December 8
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St. Michael's Redoubt from "Alaska and Its Resources" by William Healy Dall. 1870. Library Call No. c/ga D144.
Alaska, St. Michael's
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Looking back at the end of the Ramparts on the Yukon River from "Alaska and Its Resources" by William Healy Dall. 1870. Library Call No. c/ga D144.
Alaska, Yukon River
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Fort Yukon in June 1867from "Alaska and Its Resources" by William Healy Dall. 1870. Library Call No. c/ga D144.
Alaska, Yukon River
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Kegiktowruk in the fall from "Alaska and Its Resources" by William Healy Dall. 1870. Library Call No. c/ga D144.
Alaska, Yukon River area
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Village of the Lower Yukon, during the fishing season from " Alaska and Its Resources" by William Healy Dall. 1870. Library Call No. c/ga D144.
Alaska, Yukon River area
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Tuski and Mahlemuts trading for oil from "Alaska and Its Resources" by William Healy Dall. 1870. Library Call No. c/ga D144.
Alaska, Yukon River area
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Tenan-Kutchin and Kutcha- Kutchin from "Alaska and Its Resources" by William Healy Dall. 1870. Library Call No. c/ga D144.
Alaska, Yukon River area
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Flag and members of the scientific corps of the Western Union expedition to Alaska looking for a telegraph route across North America and then across Siberia to Europe. Successful laying of the Trans-Atlantic Cable put an end to this endeavor. Dall went on to an illustrious career with the the Coast and Geodetic Survey, the Smithsonian, and the U. S. Geological Survey.
Alaska
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Portion of map showing Arctic Ocean northwest of Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, and eastern Alaska and the Chilcat River area that Kohklux traced out for George Davidson in 1869.
Alaska
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Fur seal from "Alaska and Its Resources" by by William Healy Dall. 1870. Library Call No. c/ga D144.
Alaska, Pribilof Islands
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Lava encroaching on a highway.
Hawaii, Hawaii
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Lava encroaching on a highway and setting the oil in the asphalt on fire.
Hawaii, Hawaii
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Lava encroaching on a highway and setting the oil in the asphalt on fire.
Hawaii, Hawaii
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Lava passing through the brush setting surrounding bushes on fire.
Hawaii, Hawaii
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The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge over the Cooper River connecting Charleston to Mt. Pleasant. The bridge has a span of 1,546 feet, the longest among cable-stayed bridges in the Western Hemisphere. This bridge is also known as the New Cooper River Bridge.
South Carolina, Charleston
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The Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge over the Cooper River connecting Charleston to Mt. Pleasant. The bridge has a span of 1,546 feet, the longest among cable-stayed bridges in the Western Hemisphere. This bridge is also known as the New Cooper River Bridge.
South Carolina, Charleston
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St. Philip's Church Spire. The church was founded in 1680 but this edifice was erected in 1850 and survived the Charleston earthquake of 1886.
South Carolina, Charleston
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Colonial Park Cemetery?
Georgia, Savannah
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The old Russian cemetery at Sitka.
Alaska 2010 August
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The old Russian cemetery at Sitka.
Alaska 2010 August
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A house at Indian Village on Kogwonton Street in Sitka. Fox glove flowers or Delphinium in bloom in foreground. The street is named for the Tlingit Eagle moiety clan.
Alaska 2010 August
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Looking at back side of Totem Pole. Totems are mounted on front of secured pole. This is a Haida totem from the Queen Charlotte Islands.
Alaska, Sitka National Historic Park 2010 August
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Intricate carving of totem pole.
Alaska, Sitka National Historic Park 2010 August
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Intricate carving of totem pole. Note wooden carved European buttons below face showing intermingling of cultures.
Alaska, Sitka National Historic Park 2010 August
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Intricate carving of totem pole. Every creature depicted is part of a complex story.
Alaska, Sitka National Historic Park 2010 August
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Tlingit cedar canoe made at Sitka National Historic Park as part of revival of Tlingit culture. This canoe was made from a single cedar log.
Alaska, Sitka, Halibut Point 2010 August
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Tlingit cedar canoe made at Sitka National Historic Park as part of revival of Tlingit culture. This canoe was made from a single cedar log.
Alaska, Sitka, Halibut Point 2010 August
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Tlingit cedar canoe made at Sitka National Historic Park as part of revival of Tlingit culture. This canoe was made from a single cedar log.
Alaska, Sitka, Halibut Point 2010 August
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Tlingit totem pole made specifically as a memorial to Michio Hoshino, a famous nature photographer who was killed by a bear on Kamchatka. His home was in Sitka.
Alaska, Sitka 2010 August
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Tlingit totem pole made specifically as a memorial to Michio Hoshino, a famous nature photographer who was killed by a bear on Kamchatka. His home was in Sitka. Michio's family did not want a portrait but note the camera aperture being held by the human icon.
Alaska, Sitka 2010 August
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A rainy day at a lake formed by a terminal lake with fresh water on the top and salt water below. The mountains are on Baranof Island.
Alaska, Baranof Island 2010 August
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The Alaska Marriott with a private garden of what appears to be poppies.
Alaska, Anchorage 2010 August
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Alaska Art Tile. Now it is a private apartment but it is a remnant of old Anchorage which disappeared after the 1964 earthquake.
Alaska, Anchorage 2010 August
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A deserted gold dredge outside Nome, Alaska, in the watershed of the Nome River.
Alaska 2010 August
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The native village of Teller at the east end of Port Clarence. A Crowley Marine articulated tug in the bay.
Alaska, Teller 2010 August

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