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NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Catalog of Images

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Rocks along the Massachusetts coast covered with the brown algae Ascophyllum nodosum, or knotted wrack.
Massachusetts, Gloucester Area 1970 July
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Rocky shoreline
Massachusetts, Gloucester Area 1970 July
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St. Mary's College of Maryland students investigating the various seaweeds and invertebrates found in Massachusetts tide pools.
Massachusetts, Gloucester Area 1970 July
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The Seattle skyline from the waterfront.
Seattle, Washington 1979 April
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A ferryboat plying Puget Sound in the late afternoon.
Seattle, Washington 1979 April
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An old wooden ship cast ashore.
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An old settler's cabin.
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Alaskan sunset.
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Mountain, glacier, and ocean.
Alaska, Icy Bay area
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A glacial front from above.
Alaska, Icy Bay area
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The most important building on an old Alaska homestead.
1980
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A lonely river winds its way to the sea.
1980
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Survey work on the Alaska Peninsula. Note the dirt covered glacier across the valley.
Western Cook Inlet, Alaska 1980
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Mountains, glacial valleys, and a river valley on a gray day in Redoubt Volcano area.
Western Cook Inlet, Alaska 1980
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Snow and steam make an incongruous picture on Augustine Volcano.
Alaska South Central, Lower Cook Inlet 1980
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Augustine Volcano.
Alaska South Central, Lower Cook Inlet 1980
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Augustine Volcano.
Alaska South Central, Lower Cook Inlet 1980
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Building an artificial island in the Beaufort Sea.
Alaska Northern, Beaufort Sea 1980 ca.
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Building an artificial island in the Beaufort Sea.
Alaska Northern, Beaufort Sea 1980 ca.
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Scientists inspecting a dead walrus.
Alaska, Northern 1980 ca.
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Moonbeams reflecting off the Beaufort Sea.
Alaska Northern, Beaufort Sea 1980 ca.
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A Chesapeake waterman plying his trade on a cold winter morning.
Maryland, Patuxent River
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The bounty of the Chesapeake - bushel baskets of blue crab - Callinectes sapidus - and a profusion of Atlantic menhaden - Brevoortia tyrannus - on the deck.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay
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The bounty of the Chesapeake -barrels of blue crab - Callinectes sapidus.
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay
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Cape Hatteras, Chesapeake Bay, and Delaware Bay as observed from a NOAA satellite with an infra-red sensor.
Mid-Atlantic area of the United States
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Horned pondweed - Zannichellia palustrus - growth usually peaks in June and begins covering the beaches. Submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) provides food and habitat for a wide variety of biota, but has been in serious decline for the last several decades.
1999 June 27
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Horned pondweed - Zannichellia palustrus - growth usually peaks in June and begins covering the beaches. Submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) provides food and habitat for a wide variety of biota, but has been in serious decline for the last several decades.
1999 June 27
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Swallow-tail butterflies on a pebbled beach.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1999 May 31
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View across a marsh at Smith Island.
Smith Island, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland 1999 June 27
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The harbor at Smith Island.
Smith Island, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland 1999 June 27
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An osprey - Pandion haliaetus - landing on a nesting platform on St. George's Island.
St. Mary's River, Maryland 1999 June 25
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Fishing boats in the harbor at Smith Island
Smith Island, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland
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Wetlands in the vicinity of Jamestown, Virginia
Virginia, Jamestown 1999
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Reproduction of early English vessels at Jamestown, Virginia.
Virginia, Jamestown 1999
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A typical "home-made" skiff used by St. Mary's County watermen.
St. Mary's River, Maryland 1999 June 25
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Pulling an oyster-dredge full of oysters aboard the skipjack "DEE" of St. Mary's
St. Mary's River, Maryland 1999 June 25
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Preparing Maryland Blue Crabs for the dinner table. Passing on the knowledge of the Chesapeake Bay from generation to generation.
St. Mary's River, Maryland 1999 June 20
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Preparing Maryland Blue Crabs for the dinner table. Passing on the knowledge of the Chesapeake Bay from generation to generation.
St. Mary's River, Maryland 1999 June 20
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Schools of Cow-nosed Rays - Rhinoptera bonasus - are a familiar sight in the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1999 June 26
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Five Cow-nosed Rays - Rhinoptera bonasus - gliding toward the photographer with both wing tips up.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1999 June 26
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A Cow-nosed ray - Rhinoptera bonasus - near the surface, near the mouth of the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1999 June 26
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A space shuttle launch from Cape Canaveral provides a dramatic site for beach-goers.
Satellite Beach, Florida 1997 July
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Although few blue crabs in 1999, some grew to large size. A six-inch ruler was not long enough to measure these crabs caught in the Patuxent River.
Maryland, Patuxent River 1999 July
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Oyster setting tanks at the University of Maryland Horn Point Environmental Laboratory on the Choptank River. Used by the Oyster Recovery Partnership, oyster larvae are placed in these tanks for two days, allowing them to set on shells where they stay and continue to grow for the rest of their lives.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 13
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"Buy boat" ROBERT LEE docked at the University of Maryland Horn Point Environmental Laboratory on the Choptank River. Used by the Oyster Recovery Partnership to transplant oyster spat to permanent oyster beds in the Chesapeake Bay.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 13
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Volunteers assist the Oyster Recovery Partnership in their effort to transplant oyster spat before the population is decimated by the Stylochus flatworm. Pallets are loaded with bags containing the spat and brought on board the ROBERT LEE.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 15
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Shells containing oyster spat raised by the Oyster Recovery Partnership are piled up waiting to be moved to a permanent oyster bed off of the Severn River.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 15
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Shells containing oyster spat raised by the Oyster Recovery Partnership are piled up waiting to be moved to a permanent oyster bed off of the Severn River.
Maryland, Horn Point Environmental Laboratory 1999 July 13
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A firehose is employed by the Captain of the ROBERT LEE to spread oyster spat reared by the Oyster Recovery Partnership.
Maryland, Near Severn River in Chesapeake Bay 1999 July 13
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A firehose is employed by the Captain of the ROBERT LEE to spread oyster spat reared by the Oyster Recovery Partnership.
Maryland, Near Severn River in Chesapeake Bay 1999 July 13

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