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NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Catalog of Images

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Western Gulls living in the warden's home on Alcatraz Island.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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Western Gull chicks on a stairway at Alcatraz Island. Alcatraz is home to one of the largest colonies of Western Gulls on the United States western coast.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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Western Gull disputing landing zone with a colleague on Alcatraz Island.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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A tour boat cruises offshore from Alcatraz Island.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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The Ferry Building - a San Francisco landmark along the Embarcadero.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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San Francisco geometry lesson - skyscrapers and artwork intermingle for a Euclidean view of downtown San Francisco.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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The Ferry Building and palm trees along the Embarcadero illuminated in the late afternoon sun.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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A statue of Mohandas Gandhi at the San Francisco ferry boat terminal.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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Skyscrapers of downtown San Francisco.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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A seagull taking in the view of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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Skyscrapers of downtown San Francisco as seen from the ferry boat terminal.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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A sign on a construction site along the Embarcadero in San Francisco.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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A container ship heads up the bay as framed between Tractor Tugs and bay tour boats.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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The Golden Gate Bridge as seen over the wharves at Fort Mason.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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The Golden Gate Bridge as seen over the wharves at Fort Mason.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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Eucalyptus trees on a hillside at Fort Mason showing the effects of the prevailing wind direction.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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Huge eucalyptus trees at Fort Mason.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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Alcatraz Island framed between two cypress trees at Fort Mason.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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The basin at the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park. The old square- rigger BALCLUTHA is in the right-center of the photo.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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A flower bedecked hillside adorns the entrance to Fort Mason, now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. During World War II, Fort Mason served as the shipping point for 1.5 million troops who were shipped to Pacific war zones.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 29
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A great white shark image dominates a wall mural at the NOAA Gulf of the Farallons National Marine Sanctuary Headquarters.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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The Golden Gate Bridge as seen from the NOAA Gulf of the Farallons National Marine Sanctuary Headquarters.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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San Francisco skyline and the NOAA NOS Center for Operational Oceanographic Products tide house (small building to right on pier) as seen from the vicinity of the NOAA Gulf of the Farallons National Marine Sanctuary. The San Francisco tide gauge has produced the longest continual tidal record in the Americas. It began operation on June 30, 1854.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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A ship passing under the Golden Gate Bridge.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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A view of the Golden Gate Bridge as seen from the NOAA Gulf of the Farallons National Marine Sanctuary Headquarters.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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San Francisco skyline as seen from Fort Point area.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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Plaque commemorating 150 years of continuous tidal observations by the San Francisco tide gauge.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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The San Francisco tide gauge house at the celebration of 150 years of continuous observations, the longest tidal record in the Americas. Alcatraz Island is to the right of the tide house.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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A commemorative bench mark celebrating 150 years of continuous operations by the San Francisco tide gauge, the longest running series of tidal observations in the Americas.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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A view of the square-rigger BALCLUTHA and Alcatraz Island from near the San Francisco Maritime Museum.
California, San Francisco 2004 June 30
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Vine with flowers hanging from tree on Daniel Island.
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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Sea turtle sculpture at Daniel Island Children's Park.
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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Sea turtle sculpture at Daniel Island Children's Park.
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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Salt water marsh, oaks and Spanish moss near the Wando River at Daniel Island.
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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A salt water marsh giving the appearance of a luxuriant meadow near the Wando River.
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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Spanish moss ( Tillandsia usneoides).
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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The edge of the salt marsh meeting oak and other higher ground flora on Daniel Island.
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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Oak, Spanish moss, and salt marsh on Daniel Island near the Wando River.
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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Wando River shoreline at low tide.
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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Look closely to see the fiddler crabs scurrying for cover in the marsh grass.
South Carolina, Daniel Island 2004 July 3
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Look closely to see the fiddler crabs scurrying for cover in the marsh grass.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3
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Looking across Wando River shoreline at low tide to the container terminal from Daniel Island.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3
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Giant oaks on Daniel Island.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3
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Giant oaks on Daniel Island.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3
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Giant oaks on Daniel Island.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3
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A plaque at Fort Moultrie commemorating the landing place of thousands of African-Americans on American soil and the subsequent achievements of the African-American community.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3
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Pelicans and containership ship seen from near Fort Moultrie.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3
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Pelicans flying overhead near Fort Moultrie on Sullivans Island.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3
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The beach on Sullivans Island near Fort Moultrie at low tide.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3
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It's easy to see why Charleston is the second busiest container port on the East Coast while walking the beach at Sullivans Island.
Sullivans Island, South Carolina 2004 July 3

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