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NOAA's Small World Collection
Catalog of Images

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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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A moss ball growing on the limb of an evergreen tree in Southeast Alaska.
Alaska, Southeast
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Wonder if the moss is on the north side of the trees?
Alaska, Southeast
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Exposed gnarled roots of evergreens along a tidal stream at a low stand of the tide. Surprising that such large trees could survive in such close proximity to salt water.
Alaska, Southeast
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Small cones of an evergreen tree.
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Wild flowers in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Flora in the rainforests of Southeast Alaska
Alaska, Southeast
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Lichen on rock, northern Bering Sea area.
Alaska, Bering Sea
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Rapa Nui (Easter Island) as seen from offshore.
Chile, Easter Island
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A view of Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
Chile, Easter Island
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The NOAA Ship RON BROWN off the boat basin at Easter Island. A moai looks inland from the harbor. All moai look inland.
Chile, Easter Island
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The Rano Raraku quarry at Easter Island where the moai were cut out of volcanic rock and sculpted prior to transport to various sites on the island.
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai at the Rano Raraku quarry, remnants of a collapsed civilization.
Chile, Easter Island
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Best friends staying together forever. Moai at the Rano Raraku quarry.
Chile, Easter Island
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Seemingly tattooed or ritualistically scarred moai staring out from the Rano Raraku quarry.
Chile, Easter Island
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Trail by the moai at Rano Raraku.
Chile, Easter Island
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A seemingly inquisitive moai tilts his/her head while pondering an observation for centuries.
Chile, Easter Island
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Horses nibbling away apparently unimpressed by moai archaeological treasures at the Rano Raraku quarry.
Chile, Easter Island
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Horse following trail through the moai of the Rano Raraku quarry.
Chile, Easter Island
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Sphinx-like monolithic moai frozen in place at the Rano Raraku quarry.
Chile, Easter Island
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A reclining moai frozen in place in the Rano Raraku quarry.
Chile, Easter Island
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An incomplete moai at the Rano Raraku quarry. The indigenous civilization collapsed leaving monuments such as this frozen in place and in time.
Chile, Easter Island
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Lichen-covered rocks overlooking a small volcanic crater lake and marsh.
Chile, Easter Island
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Moon over Rapa Nui, the navel of the world. Moai at day's end facing inland, restored by Chilean archaeologist Claudio Cristino in the 1990s. Ahu Tongariki.
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai facing inland at Ahu Tongariki, restored by Chilean archaeologist Claudio Cristino in the 1990s.
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai facing inland at Ahu Tongariki, restored by Chilean archaeologist Claudio Cristino in the 1990s. These are the eight left-most moai as seen while looking at their faces.
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai facing inland at Ahu Tongariki, restored by Chilean archaeologist Claudio Cristino in the 1990s.
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai facing inland at Ahu Tongariki, restored by Chilean archaeologist Claudio Cristino in the 1990s.
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai with red topknot hats at Anakena Ahu Na
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai with red topknot hats at Anakena Ahu Na
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai with red topknot hats at Anakena Ahu Na
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai without red topknot hats at Anakena Ahu Na
Chile, Easter Island
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Moai with red topknot hats at Anakena Ahu Na
Chile, Easter Island
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Pukao or red topknot hats were made of red volcanic scoria and are of a softer material than the moai.
Chile, Easter Island
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The red scoria quarry where the pukao or red topknot hats were manufactured.
Chile, Easter Island
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Ancient stone dwellings on the interior of Easter Island
Chile, Easter Island
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Indeterminate petroglyph at Rano Kau
Chile, Easter Island
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Human petroglyphs at Rano Kau
Chile, Easter Island
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Human petroglyphs at Rano Kau overlooking the spire-like rock inshore of Moto Nui.
Chile, Easter Island
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Human petroglyphs at Rano Kau overlooking Moto Nui.
Chile, Easter Island
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Fish petroglyphs at Rano Kau
Chile, Easter Island

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