NOAA Photo Library Banner
Takes you to the Top Page Takes you to the About this Site page. Takes you to the Contacts page. Takes you to the HELP page. Takes you to the Credits page. Takes you to the Collections page. Takes you to the search page. Takes you to the Links page.


NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Catalog of Images

650 thumbnail picture
The fireboat Chief Seattle on the Seattle waterfront
Washington, Seattle
651 thumbnail picture
A great blue heron in a tidal pond
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1993 May 9
652 thumbnail picture
An egret fishing in a tidal pond
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1993 July
653 thumbnail picture
An egret fishing in a tidal pond
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1993 July
654 thumbnail picture
Mating pair of horseshoe crabs
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1998 June 7
655 thumbnail picture
Mating pair of horseshoe crabs
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1998 June 7
656 thumbnail picture
Dead, half-shed horseshoe crab.
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1997 September 21
657 thumbnail picture
Dead, half-shed horseshoe crab.
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1997 September 21
658 thumbnail picture
Notice the large black rat snake to the right of green marsh grass.
Maryland, Middle Patuxent River 1997 May 24
659 thumbnail picture
A large black rat snake crossing a tidal inlet in the marsh grass.
Maryland, Middle Patuxent River 1997 May 24
660 thumbnail picture
Mute swan. Mute swans are an agressive invasive species along the East Coast. There are now over 3,000 mute swans in the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1996 October 20
661 thumbnail picture
Mute swan nest. Mute swans are an agressive invasive species along the East Coast. There are now over 3,000 mute swans in the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1999 May 16
662 thumbnail picture
Pair of mute swans with cygnet following. Mute swans are an agressive invasive species along the East Coast. There are now over 3,000 mute swans in the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1998 July 12
663 thumbnail picture
Female Canada goose setting on nest. Trying desperately to stay out of sight.
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1999 May 16
664 thumbnail picture
Muskrat hut
Maryland, Middle Patuxent River marsh 1996 September
665 thumbnail picture
Mass mortality of young diamondback terrapins. Probably drowned in fish traps.
Maryland, Abington Cove, Middle Patuxent River 1998 June 13
666 thumbnail picture
Mass mortality of young diamondback terrapins. Probably drowned in fish traps.
Maryland, Abington Cove, Middle Patuxent River 1998 June 13
667 thumbnail picture
4 diamondback terrapins about to be released in wild.
Maryland, Middle Patuxent River marsh 1997 August 30
668 thumbnail picture
Old rockfish ( striped bass) caught by young fishermen.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay 1998 May 25
669 thumbnail picture
Emptying a crab pot. Passing on knowledge of the bay from generation to generation.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1997 September 14
670 thumbnail picture
A middle school field trip to Kings Landing. Dragging seine net to determine kinds and variety of organisms present in the river at this time of year.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1998 May 22
671 thumbnail picture
A middle school field trip to Kings Landing. Inspecting content and sorting the catch of a seine net after dragging.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1998 May 22
672 thumbnail picture
Searching for "critters" with a small net in a side creek to the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1993 June
673 thumbnail picture
Searching for "critters" with a small net in a side creek to the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1993 June
674 thumbnail picture
An elementary school outing at Flag Pond Marsh, a wetlands nature park.
Maryland, Flag Pond Marsh, Calvert County 1993 Fall
675 thumbnail picture
Small hands helping do a big job. Taking water samples at a water quality station.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1996 August
676 thumbnail picture
Water quality testing equipment.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1998 April
677 thumbnail picture
Water quality testing equipment and a "live box" for crabs.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1998 April
678 thumbnail picture
Kayakers observing the marsh flora and fauna on a fall afternoon.
Maryland, Mid Patuxent River 1998 October 24
679 thumbnail picture
Kayaker observing the marsh flora and fauna on a fall afternoon. A huge flock of redwing blackbirds rising from the marsh over the marsh grass.
Maryland, Mid Patuxent River 1998 October 24
680 thumbnail picture
Marsh vegetation on the Patuxent
Maryland, Mid Patuxent River 1996 September
681 thumbnail picture
A quiet passage through marsh vegetation on the Patuxent
Maryland, Mid Patuxent River 1996 September
682 thumbnail picture
Phragmites, or common reed - although scenic, can be invasive nuisance species.
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1997 January 5
683 thumbnail picture
Phragmites, or common reed - although scenic, can be invasive nuisance species.
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1997 January 5
684 thumbnail picture
The beach at Port Isobel looking towards the Chesapeake Bay.
Virginia, Port Isobel 1998 October 16
685 thumbnail picture
A sand bar in the marsh at Port Isobel.
Virginia, Port Isobel 1998 October 16
686 thumbnail picture
Flag Pond covered with green algae.
Maryland, Flag Pond Marsh, Calvert County 1993 Fall
687 thumbnail picture
Which way is up? The leaves are in the water and not on the trees. Reflections on a fall afternoon.
Maryland, Flag Pond Marsh, Calvert County 1993 Fall
688 thumbnail picture
Trees have fallen into the marsh - victims of erosion.
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1999 May 16
689 thumbnail picture
Groundsel bushes displaying silver-bristled seeds following flowering in late summer.
Maryland, Mid Patuxent River 1998 October 24
690 thumbnail picture
Canoers and kayakers enjoying an idyllic early fall afternoon on a quiet tree-lined stretch of the upper Patuxent River.
Maryland, Upper Patuxent River 1994 October 8
691 thumbnail picture
Sunset over the marsh at Cardinal Cove
Maryland, Mid Patuxent River 1998 May 22
692 thumbnail picture
Marsh at Port Isobel
Virginia, Port Isobel 1998 October 16
693 thumbnail picture
Muddy shoreline next to an abandoned shack
Maryland, Mid Patuxent River 1994 April 27
694 thumbnail picture
Looking east away from the sun during a sunset along the lower Patuxent River.
Maryland, Lower Patuxent River 1997 December 14
695 thumbnail picture
Pleasant homes grace the shoreline
Maryland, Mid Patuxent River 1997 August 30
696 thumbnail picture
A spring storm brewing near the mouth of the Patuxent River
Maryland, Near mouth of Patuxent River 1998 April
697 thumbnail picture
NWS employee Sarah Roy faces an onslaught of cabin cruisers and an impending storm as she nears the end of a 25-mile trek down the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Solomons Island, Patuxent River 1998 July 25
698 thumbnail picture
Crab pot on the dock at the end of the day
Maryland, Lower Patuxent River 1996 September 29
699 thumbnail picture
Clam dredging - although maintaining the tradition of the Chesapeake waterman, this harvesting method further stresses submerged aquatic vegetation.
Maryland, Lower Patuxent River 1994 May 15

PAGES - 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | 67 | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | 94 | 95 | 96 | 97 | 98 | 99 | 100 | 101 | 102 | 103 | 104 | 105 | 106 | 107 | 108 | 109 | 110 | 111 | 112 | 113 | 114 | 115 | 116 | 117 | 118 | 119 | 120 | 121 | 122 | 123 | 124 |


Publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA),
NOAA Central Library
NOAA Privacy Policy | NOAA Disclaimer
Last Updated:
April 30, 2013