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NOAA's Sanctuaries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Gazing upward in a giant kelp forest
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Marine archaeologist surrounded by sea lions while studying the wreck of the S.S. CUBA.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Anacapa Island and lighthouse through the clouds.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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An anchor from the SS CUBA encrusted with sea life.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Purple sea urchins give the impression of chrysanthemums covering a cargo windlass of the SS CUBA.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Tile flooring and sea urchins on the SS CUBA.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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The triple-expansion engine of the CUBA covered with marine flora and fauna.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Windlass capstan and hawsepipe lay in disarray in the remains of the SS CUBA.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Delta submersible seen on surface in waters off Santa Cruz Island
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Dan Basta, head of the National Marine Sanctuaries program, leading a group of scientists, educators, and science administrators on a tour of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary on board the vessel SHEARWATER.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Dan Basta, head of the National Marine Sanctuaries program, leading a group of scientists, educators, and science administrators on a tour of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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A sunstar (Pycnopodia helianthoides)
California, Channel Islands NMS
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A magnificent sunrise looking east from San Miguel Island.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Lichen encrusted rocks adorn the cliffs of Santa Cruz Island.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary vessel SHEARWATER at Cuyler Harbor, San Miguel Island.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary vessel SHEARWATER at Santa Cruz Island.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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A whale's tail as it begins its dive.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Dolphin cavorting in the Channel Islands.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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An elephant seal dreaming elephant seal dreams.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Looking west from East Anacapa Island
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Cliffs along Anacapa Island
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Arch and islets between the various Anacapa islands.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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A giant kelp forest in the Anacapa Island Landing Cove.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Looking west from East Anacapa Island along the sheer cliffs of the south side of the island.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Sunset in the Channel Islands
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Driftwood in the dunes in the Channel Islands
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Looking across the Santa Barbara Channel to the Transverse Ranges. Note the fog bank in Santa Barbara Channel.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Palm trees on the shore of one of the Channel Islands.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Kelp on sandy beach, a rocky outcrop, and emerald waves breaking on the shore.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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An arroyo on Santa Cruz Island.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Beginnings of a sea cave or possibly an arch with a boulder beach in the foreground.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Mountains and shoreline typical of parts of the Channel Islands
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Waves crashing into Santa Rosa Island produce an arc of spray.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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A Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) sits among the coreopsis on Anacapa Island.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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A Western Gull (Larus occidentalis)
California, Channel Islands NMS
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A Western Gull (Larus occidentalis) sits among the coreopsis on Anacapa Island.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Buoy riding California sea lions (Zalophus californianus).
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Buoy riding California sea lions (Zalophus californianus).
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Brown pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis).
California, Channel Islands NMS
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California gull (Larus Californicus) and chick.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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California gull chicks (Larus Californicus).
California, Channel Islands NMS
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California gull (Larus Californicus) and chick.
California, Channel Islands NMS
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California gull chicks (Larus Californicus).
California, Channel Islands NMS
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California gull chicks (Larus Californicus).
California, Channel Islands NMS
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A large green sea anemone
California, Channel Islands NMS
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A bat ray (Myliobatis californica).
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Bat star (Asterina miniata) and purple urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus).
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Bat star (Asterina miniata) and purple urchins (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus).
California, Channel Islands NMS
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Black and yellow rockfish (Sebastes chrysomelas).
California, Channel Islands NMS

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