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NOAA's Sanctuaries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Midway Island. Enlisted barracks.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
901 thumbnail picture
Midway Island. Officer housing.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
902 thumbnail picture
North Beach on Midway Island. Looks a little crowded today, maybe we should go to South Beach.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
903 thumbnail picture
Midway Island. Naupaka plant and flower. There are eight types of this plant which are native to the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
904 thumbnail picture
Midway Island. North Beach lifesaving station. Not sure what the hard hat is for.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
905 thumbnail picture
Midway Island. North Beach shoreline. Does that ever look inviting. Might check the next two photos though.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
906 thumbnail picture
Midway Island. A good idea to look before one leaps into the water as sharks often cruise by.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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Midway Island. A good idea to look before one leaps into the water as sharks often cruise by.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
908 thumbnail picture
Midway Island. The rusty bucket. Remains of a man-made structure.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
909 thumbnail picture
Midway Island. Golden crownbeard (Verbesina encelioides) is an introduced invasive species. It can grow so dense that it can prevent bird nesting in some areas.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
910 thumbnail picture
Midway Island. Battle of Midway Memorial, the greatest naval battle in history.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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Midway Island. Battle of Midway Memorial, the greatest naval battle in history.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
912 thumbnail picture
Kure Island. Green from the atoll lagoon reflecting off cloud bottoms.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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Kure Island. Green from the atoll lagoon reflecting off cloud bottoms.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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Kure Island. Monument to Coast Guard Loran-C Station Kure Island which was in service from 1961 until 1992. The monument is dedicated to the 900 Coast Guard personnel who served at this station and kept it "on air and in tolerance" in defense of their country. A 625-foot transmitting antenna stood at this spot.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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Kure Island. Monument to Coast Guard Loran-C Station Kure Island which was in service from 1961 until 1992. The monument is dedicated to the 900 Coast Guard personnel who served at this station and kept it "on air and in tolerance" in defense of their country. A 625-foot transmitting antenna stood at this spot.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
916 thumbnail picture
Kure Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
917 thumbnail picture
Kure Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
918 thumbnail picture
Kure Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
919 thumbnail picture
Kure Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
920 thumbnail picture
Snorkeling at Pearl and Hermes Reef. Oval butterfly fish.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
921 thumbnail picture
Snorkeling at Pearl and Hermes Reef. Interesting coral formation.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
922 thumbnail picture
Snorkeling at Pearl and Hermes Reef. Pillsbury's headshield slug.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
923 thumbnail picture
Coming ashore with supplies for a shore camp.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
924 thumbnail picture
Returning empty containers from a shore camp.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
925 thumbnail picture
Monk seals on the beach.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
926 thumbnail picture
A green turtle with an amputated limb that was probably lost to marine debris.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
927 thumbnail picture
A vision of paradise
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
928 thumbnail picture
A bird shadow at the water's edge.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
929 thumbnail picture
Monk seal and albatross chick discussing the day's news.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
930 thumbnail picture
Island vegetation - five-leafed white flowers.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
931 thumbnail picture
A different species shows up amidst the sea birds of Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
932 thumbnail picture
Dead turtle hatchling that made a wrong turn or was picked up and dropped by a bird. Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
933 thumbnail picture
A great frigatebird taking a rest between trips. Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
934 thumbnail picture
White sands, emerald seas, and graceful birds. Waves breaking on the reef in the distance. Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
935 thumbnail picture
Ulua swimming by the remains of a concrete structure. Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
936 thumbnail picture
Terns, terns, terns, and a few other kinds of birds on Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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Terns, terns, terns, and a few other kinds of birds on Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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Fledgling grey backed terns. Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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Reef sharks hanging out close to the shore. Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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A white-tipped reef shark cruising by. Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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An ulua. Tern Island.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
942 thumbnail picture
A view of Necker Island from offshore.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
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A view of Necker Island from offshore.
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
944 thumbnail picture
Nihoa Island
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
945 thumbnail picture
Nihoa Island
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
946 thumbnail picture
Nihoa Island
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
947 thumbnail picture
Nihoa Island
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
948 thumbnail picture
Nihoa Island
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument
949 thumbnail picture
Nihoa Island
Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

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