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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Catalog of Images

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Figure 40. The "Bull-dog" Sounding Machine. In: "The Depths of the Sea" by C. Wyville Thomson, 1874. P. 215. Library Call Number GC75 .T48 2nd ed. 1874.
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Figure 41. The "Fitzgerald" Sounding Machine. In: "The Depths of the Sea" by C. Wyville Thomson, 1874. P. 217. Library Call Number GC75 .T48 2nd ed. 1874.
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Figure 42. The "Hydra" Sounding Machine. In: "The Depths of the Sea" by C. Wyville Thomson, 1874. P. 218. Library Call Number GC75 .T48 2nd ed. 1874.
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Figure 43. Massey's Sounding Machine. In: "The Depths of the Sea" by C. Wyville Thomson, 1874. P. 225. Library Call Number GC75 .T48 2nd ed. 1874.
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Figure 44. Otho Frederick Mueller's Dredge. A. D. 1750. Mueller was the first person to dredge for purely scientific reasons. Library Call Number GC75 .T48 2nd ed. 1874.
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Figure 48. The stern derrick of the "Porcupine," showing the accumulator, the dredge, and the mode of stowing the rope. Library Call Number GC75 .T48 2nd ed. 1874.
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Figure 50. Diagram of the relative position of the Vessel, the Weights, and the Dredge, in dredging in deep water. Library Call Number GC75 .T48 2nd ed. 1874.
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Figure 51. Dredge with 'Hempen tangles." In: "The Depths of the Sea" by C. Wyville Thomson, 1874. P. 257. Library Call Number GC75 .T48 2nd ed. 1874.
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Specimens 11-16 are Globigerina rubra, d'Orbigny. Specimen 17 is Globigerina dubia, Egger. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER Zoology", Vol. IX, Plate LXXIX. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 (Zoology) v. 9, Plates.
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The CHALLENGER at Cumberland Bay, Juan Fernandez Island. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER Narrative", Chemistry and Physics, Vol. II, Section IV, p. 177. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 v.1 (Physics and Chemistry).
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The CHALLENGER off Cape Challenger, Kerguelen Island. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER Narrative", Chemistry and Physics, Vol. II, Section IV, p. 108. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 v.1 (Physics and Chemistry).
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Six's Thermometers as used on the CHALLENGER. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER Narrative", Vol. II, Appendix A, p. 5. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 v.II (Narrative).
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Naturalist reading deep sea thermometers. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER A Summary....", Second Part, p. xv. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 summary pt. 2.
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H. M. S. CHALLENGER under sail, 1874. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER A Summary....", Second Part, p. xix. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 summary pt. 2.
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Naturalist's dream of mermaids collecting in the deep. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER A Summary....", Part I, p. xii. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 summary pt. 1.
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Anemometer, thermometer, current drag, sextant, and carbonic acid apparatus. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER A Summary....", Part I, p. xxxi. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 summary pt. 1.
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Whimsical view of the freedom and beauty of the sea. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER A Summary....", Part I, p. xxxv. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 summary pt. 1.
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H. M. S. CHALLENGER preparing to sound, 1872. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER A Summary....", Part I, p. xxxix. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 summary pt. 1.
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Sifting deposit looking for various forms of life from the deep sea. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER A Summary....", Part I, p. xlix. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 summary pt. 1.
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Trawl, dredge, tow-net, water-bottle, sounding machine, and sieves. In: "The Voyage of H. M. S. CHALLENGER A Summary....", Part I, p. liii. Library Call Number Q115.C4 1880 summary pt. 1.
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Bathymetric map of the Gulf of Alaska by Harold Murray of the Coast and Geodetic Survey. The seamounts are named for C&GS hydrographers. In: "Submarine Mountains in the Gulf of Alaska" by Harold W. Murray of the C&GS. Published in Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 1941, Vol 52, pp. 333-362.
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Dead Reckoning Lines in the Gulf of Alaska. Showing the systematic planning of tracklines year by year from 1925 to 1939 by the Coast and Geodetic Survey. In: "Submarine Mountains in the Gulf of Alaska" by Harold W. Murray of the C&GS. Published in Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 1941, Vol 52, pp. 333-362. Offprint call number: 526.98 M98.
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Large submarine depression in the continental shelf off Prince of Wales Island discovered by the Coast and Geodetic Survey. In: "Submarine Mountains in the Gulf of Alaska" by Harold W. Murray of the C&GS. Published in Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 1941, Vol 52, pp. 333-362. Offprint call number: 526.98 M98.
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Profiles of submarine mountains discovered in the Gulf of Alaska by systematic Coast and Geodetic tracklines between 1925 and 1939. Pratt and Welker are the prototype "guyots" described by Harry Hess a few years later. In: "Submarine Mountains in the Gulf of Alaska" by H. W. Murray. In: "Submarine Mountains in the Gulf of Alaska". Published in Bulletin of the GSA, V. 52, 1941
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Profiles of Giacomini Seamount discovered in the Gulf of Alaska by systematic Coast and Geodetic tracklines between 1925 and 1939. In: "Submarine Mountains in the Gulf of Alaska" by Harold W. Murray of the C&GS. Published in Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 1941, Vol 52, pp. 333-362. Offprint call number: 526.98 M98.
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Obtaining soundings in shallow water. In: "L'Ocean" by J. Thoulet, 1904. Library Call Number GC11.T49 1904.
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Various sounding instruments and deepsea thermometers. In: "L'Ocean" by J. Thoulet, 1904. Library Call Number GC11.T49 1904.
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Deploying and recovering the deepsea trawl. In: "L'Ocean" by J. Thoulet, 1904. Library Call Number GC11.T49 1904.
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Preparing and deploying a deepsea trawl net. In: "L'Ocean" by J. Thoulet, 1904. Library Call Number GC11.T49 1904.
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A fish trap being deployed and the mooring to find it later. In: "L'Ocean" by J. Thoulet, 1904. Library Call Number GC11.T49 1904.
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Deepsea reversing thermometers. In: "L'Ocean" by J. Thoulet, 1904. Library Call Number GC11.T49 1904.
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A secchi disk for observing ocean visibility; water sampling bottles; the water chemistry laboratory equipment; and bottles for studying subsurface currents. In: "L'Ocean" by J. Thoulet, 1904. Library Call Number GC11.T49 1904.
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Title to map published in Congressional Report depicting work of Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS in conducting deep sea soundings for a telegraphic cable survey. This map is very modern in appearance and was among the first to depict individual stand-alone seamounts.
Pacific Ocean, SW of Monterey Bay, California
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Three-dimensional image of Monterey Canyon, termed a "gully" in this image. This image is the first attempt to depict a 3-dimensional view of a submarine canyon and incorporated soundings from the Coast and Geodetic Survey and the Fish Commission. This highly simplistic view was constructed from relatively sparse soundings and does not capture the complexity of the canyon system.
California, Monterey Bay 1892
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Portion of map in Congressional Report depicting work of Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS in conducting deep sea soundings for a telegraphic cable survey. This map is very modern in appearance and was among the first to depict individual stand-alone seamounts.
Pacific Ocean, SW of Monterey Bay, California 1989
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Portion of map in Congressional Report depicting work of Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS in conducting deep sea soundings for a telegraphic cable survey. This map is very modern in appearance and was among the first to depict individual stand-alone seamounts.
Pacific Ocean, SW of Monterey Bay, California 1989
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Portion of map in Congressional Report depicting work of Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS in conducting deep sea soundings for a telegraphic cable survey. This map is very modern in appearance and was among the first to depict individual stand-alone seamounts.
Pacific Ocean, SW of Monterey Bay, California 1989
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Frontispiece to : "Natural History of the European Seas" by Edward Forbes ( posthumously) and edited by Robert Godwin-Austen. Forbes' initials are in the lower right of this whimsical cartoon depicting deep sea dredging for marine fauna.
The Universal Ocean 1855 ca.
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Title page of Edwards Forbes' paper concerning a dredging expedition in the Aegean Sea. Forbes set forth the concept that no life existed below 300 fathoms inspiring numerous pioneeer oceanographers to devise means to prove him wrong. In: The Annual Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for the year 1843. NOAA Central Library Journal collection.
1843
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End page of Edward Forbes' paper in which he challenges the scientific community to seek new knowledge of the sea and lays the groundwork for government support of oceanography. In: The Annual Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for the year 1843. NOAA Central Library Journal collection.
1843
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End page of Edward Forbes' paper in which he challenges the scientific community to seek new knowledge of the sea and lays the groundwork for government support of oceanography. In: The Annual Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for the year 1843. NOAA Central Library Journal collection.
1843
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The United States Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS. In: Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission for 1896. P. 259. NOAA Central Library Call No. SH11 .A25.
1896
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Diagram depicting depth of water as related to angle and scope of dredge rope for operations conducted off the United States Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS . Cut 68 in: "Deep-sea exploration : A General Description of the Steamer ALBATROSS, Her Appliances and Methods," by Zera L. Tanner. 1897. NOAA Central Library Call No. VM453 .T36 1897 .
1897
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Sigsbee Sounding Machine mounted on the stern of the United States Fish Commission Steamer ALBATROSS. End plate of : "Deep-sea exploration : A General Description of the Steamer Albatross, Her Appliances and Methods," by Zera L. Tanner. 1897. NOAA Central Library Call No. VM453 .T36 1897 .
1897
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Results of first deepsea dredging cruise conducted by the Commissioner of Fisheries off the Coast Survey Steamer A. D. BACHE. The results of this first deep sea work by the forerunner of today's NMFS was published in: "Report on the Dredgings in the Region of St. George's Banks, in 1872" by S. I. Smith and O. Harger. Trans. of the Connecticut Academy, Vol. III., Part I, 1874.
Georges Bank Area, New England 1874
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Results of first deepsea dredging cruise conducted by the Commissioner of Fisheries off the Coast Survey Steamer A. D. BACHE. The results of this first deep sea work by the forerunner of today's NMFS was published in: "Report on the Dredgings in the Region of St. George's Banks, in 1872" by S. I. Smith and O. Harger. Trans. of the Connecticut Academy, Vol. III., Part I, 1874.
Georges Bank Area, New England 1874
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Results of first deepsea dredging cruise conducted by the Commissioner of Fisheries off the Coast Survey Steamer A. D. BACHE. The results of this first deep sea work by the forerunner of today's NMFS was published in: "Report on the Dredgings in the Region of St. George's Banks, in 1872" by S. I. Smith and O. Harger. Trans. of the Connecticut Academy, Vol. III., Part I, 1874.
Georges Bank Area, New England 1874
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Results of first deepsea dredging cruise conducted by the Commissioner of Fisheries off the Coast Survey Steamer A. D. BACHE. The results of this first deep sea work by the forerunner of today's NMFS was published in: "Report on the Dredgings in the Region of St. George's Banks, in 1872" by S. I. Smith and O. Harger. Trans. of the Connecticut Academy, Vol. III., Part I, 1874.
Georges Bank Area, New England 1874
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Results of first deepsea dredging cruise conducted by the Commissioner of Fisheries off the Coast Survey Steamer A. D. BACHE. The results of this first deep sea work by the forerunner of today's NMFS was published in: "Report on the Dredgings in the Region of St. George's Banks, in 1872" by S. I. Smith and O. Harger. Trans. of the Connecticut Academy, Vol. III., Part I, 1874.
Georges Bank Area, New England 1874
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Results of first deepsea dredging cruise conducted by the Commissioner of Fisheries off the Coast Survey Steamer A. D. BACHE. The results of this first deep sea work by the forerunner of today's NMFS was published in: "Report on the Dredgings in the Region of St. George's Banks, in 1872" by S. I. Smith and O. Harger. Trans. of the Connecticut Academy, Vol. III., Part I, 1874.
Georges Bank Area, New England 1874

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