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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
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Map of the then recently discovered "Planet Deep". Named for the German research ship Planet. This deep was discovered in 1912 and at 9788 meters off the northeast tip of Mindanao, it was then the deepest known spot in the ocean. In: Zeitschrift der Gesellschaft fur Erdkunde, 1912. P. 630.
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Alderdice Bank features two towers of basalt over 60' tall, and one large elevated region to the east featuring sponges, gorgonians, and leafy green algae .
Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, Alderdice Bank 2004
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Bear Seamount multi-beam survey done during Mountains in the Sea Expedition 2004 .
Atlantic Ocean, New England Seamount Chain 2004
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"Graphic Representation of Soundings taken by U.S.S. STEWART with Sonic Depth Finder". Pilot Chart for the North Atlantic, November 1922.
1922
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"Graphic Representation of Soundings taken by U.S.S. STEWART with Sonic Depth Finder" in "Hydrographic Review", Vol. 1, no. 1. 1923.
1923
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Title block of "San Francisco to Pt. Descanso Bathymetric Chart." This was the very first bathymetric map produced solely from acoustic soundings.
1922
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"San Francisco to Pt. Descanso Bathymetric Chart." This was the very first bathymetric map produced solely from acoustic soundings.
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SW corner of "San Francisco to Pt. Descanso Bathymetric Chart." This was the very first bathymetric map produced solely from acoustic soundings.
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Central portion of "San Francisco to Pt. Descanso Bathymetric Chart." This was the very first bathymetric map produced solely from acoustic soundings.
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Bathymetric map of Pacific Ocean. Shading on this map indicates depth with dark blue being the deepest areas. This map was derived from satellite altimetry data and is notable for showing the tectonic fabric of the seafloor.
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Bathymetric map of atlantic and Indian Oceans. Shading on this map indicates depth with dark blue being the deepest areas. This map was derived from satellite altimetry data and is notable for showing the tectonic fabric of the seafloor.
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Map showing location of many of the seamounts of the New England Seamount Chain.
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Large massif
Arctic Ocean
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Healy Seamount named for the USCGC HEALY which was the discovery vessel.
Arctic Ocean
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Scour marks and sand waves on the continental slope
Alaska, Beaufort Sea
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Pock marks on the continental slope
Alaska, Beaufort Sea
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Newly discovered seamount
Arctic Ocean
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Newly discovered seamount
Alaska, Beaufort Sea
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Heezen-Tharp map of the world ocean produced by the U. S. Navy.
1977
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A view of Basin I, one of the deepest basins in the Havre Trough with a depth of more than 3,400 meters. Looking towards the SE with Brothers Volcano at 1,200 meters in the background.
New Zealand, Kermadec Arc
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A 3-D view of the amphitheater-shaped slump scars on the northwestern wall of Brothers Volcano. ABE bathymetry in the foreground is overlaid by EM300 bathymetry. There is no vertical exaggeration
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Brothers Volcano as looking into the caldera from the south, the site of recent volcanic eruptions and ongoing hydrothermal venting from the summit crater.
New Zealand, Kermadec Arc
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ABE high resolution bathymetry overlaid on EM 300 bathymetry at Brothers Volcano . 1.5 X vertical exaggeration. Looking from southeast toward northwest.
New Zealand, Kermadec Arc
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Map showing the location of several of the small rift basins int eh Havre Trough . The largest is the Ngatoro Rift (A1-A-5).
New Zealand, Kermadec Arc
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A 3-D image of Brothers Volcano as viewed looking to the NW. The cone in the left center rises about 350 above the calderal floor to a depth of about 1,100 meters below the sea surface. An extensive hydrothermal field occurs atop this cone and almost on the summit of the smaller cone on its flanks. .
New Zealand, Kermadec Arc
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3-D image of the floor of the northern Gulf of Mexico. This image was derived primarily from NOAA EEZ mapping project multi-beam datasets and earlier single -beam datasets.
Gulf of Mexico, Texas-Louisiana Slope
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Chart of Track of the U.S. Surveying Brig DOLPHIN: Samuel Phillips Lee, U.S. Navy. Commanding. This was one of the earliest cruises conducted primarily for observing oceanographic phenomena, including currents, winds, water temperature, and finding and/or disproving vigias. Senate Executive Document No. 59. 33rd Congress, 1st Session.
Atlantic Ocean
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Title block and legend to chart of Track of the U.S. Surveying Brig DOLPHIN: Samuel Phillips Lee, U.S. Navy. Commanding. Senate Executive Document No. 59. 33rd Congress, 1st Session. Chart of Track of the U.S. Surveying Brig DOLPHIN: Samuel Phillips Lee, U.S. Navy Commanding.
Atlantic Ocean
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Southeast corner of chart of Track of the U.S. Surveying Brig DOLPHIN: Samuel Phillips Lee, U.S. Navy. Commanding. Senate Executive Document No. 59. 33rd Congress, 1st Session. Chart shows currents, winds, limit of depth observations, air temperature, water surface temperature, station locations, etc . The Le Pacifique was location of an observed earthquake in the Volcanic Region
Atlantic Ocean
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Blowup of Volcanic Region (Supposed) showing various vigias (supposed islands or reefs that were reported to pose hazards to navigation) as well as oceanographic and meteorological phenomena. Chart of Track of the U.S. Surveying Brig DOLPHIN: Samuel Phillips Lee, U.S. Navy. Commanding. Senate Executive Document No. 59. 33rd Congress, 1st Session.
Atlantic Ocean
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Anfitrite Breakers vigia. No indication of a shoal or other feature in the area. Main search is east-west as it was assumed that latitude would have been more accurate than longitude as observed by reporting ship. In: Report and Charts of the Cruise of the U.S. Surveying Brig DOLPHIN: Samuel Phillips Lee, U.S. Navy. Commanding. Senate Executive Document No. 59. 33rd Congress, 1st Session.
Atlantic Ocean
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Dyet Rocks vigia. No indication of a shoal or other feature in the area. In: Report and Charts of the Cruise of the U.S. Surveying Brig DOLPHIN: Samuel Phillips Lee, U.S. Navy. Commanding. Senate Executive Document No. 59. 33rd Congress, 1st Session.
Atlantic Ocean
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The Rocas islands and atoll. This is the only Atlantic atoll and was positioned by Samuel Phillips Lee, commanding officer of the U.S. Surveying Brig DOLPHIN. In: Report and Charts of the Cruise of the U.S. Surveying Brig DOLPHIN: Samuel Phillips Lee, U.S. Navy. Commanding. Senate Executive Document No. 59. 33rd Congress, 1st Session.
Atlantic Ocean
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The Century Atlas topographic/bathymetric map of the World. This map uses a nomenclature for sea floor features different than that of either Supan or Murray but follows Supan's philosophy of naming features for proximity to or association with nearby geographic features in the Atlantic but follows a combination of Murray and Petermann nomenclature for the Pacific Ocean.
World 1897
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A German map of the Arctic Ocean showing the state of geographic knowledge of the Arctic region as a result of expeditions up to the FRAM
Arctic 1906
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Deep sea temperatures observed on the ship William Barents in the Barents Sea in 1880.
Russia, Barents Sea 1880
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Track of the ALBATROSS from Ponapi through the Carolines to Guam. This map was produced by Alexander Agassiz and published in: TheMemoirs of The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
Pacific Ocean 1902
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Track of the ALBATROSS over Mariana Trench with soundings showing the Nero Deep and the deepest sounding ever taken by the ALBATROSS. In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
Pacific Ocean 1902
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Track of the ALBATROSS over Mariana Trench with soundings showing the Nero Deep and the deepest sounding ever taken by the ALBATROSS. In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
Pacific Ocean 1902
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Profile of bottom taken by ALBATROSS from Rota, Ladrone (Mariana) Islands to Miaki, a distance of 1250 miles . In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
Pacific Ocean 1902
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Map of Marine Deposits, after that of Sir John Murray that was published in the Challenger Reports. Modified by Alexander Agassiz. In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
Pacific Ocean 1902
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"Ocean Depths" compiled from the latest sources by Alexander Agassiz. This is the first bathymetric map to correctly show the Mariana Trench. In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
Pacific Ocean 1902
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"Ocean Depths" compiled from the latest sources by Alexander Agassiz. This is the first bathymetric map to correctly show the Mariana Trench. In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
Pacific Ocean 1902
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Cover of the Preliminary Report and List of Stations obtained during the s scientific expedition of the Albatross to the tropical Pacific.In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
1902
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Beginning of discussion on naming of oceanic features by Alexander Agassiz. Agassiz was in a dispute with Alexander Supan of Germany. In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
1902
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Discussion on naming of oceanic features by Alexander Agassiz. Agassiz was disputing the nomenclature devised by Alexander Supan of Germany. In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
1902
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Discussion on naming of oceanic features by Alexander Agassiz. Agassiz was disputing the nomenclature devised by Alexander Supan of Germany. In: The Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol XXVI, No. 1.
1902
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Map accompanying the book "The Deep Sea" by Dr. B. Boguslawski showing the tracks of the principal deep sea expeditions up to 1878 including the Challenger Expedition, the Gazelle Expedition and the Tuscarora Expedition. Depths plotted in meters.
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Arctic Ocean showing Wrangel Land. Inset map.
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Sea surface temperatures observed in the Greenland Sea during the German North Polar Expedition of 1869. In: Petermann's Geographische Mittheilungen , Plate 11, 1869. Showing isotherms and the course of the German Expedition in the summer of 1868.
1869

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