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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs00922

The original coastal and offshore sounding database. The Coast Survey stored and archived its surveys from 1832 forward. Scientists such as Francis Shepard, Maurice Ewing, Harry Hess, and many others were frequent visitors to the C&GS for this data as well as magnetic, gravity, and seismological expertise prior to World War II.

Image ID: cgs00922, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Washington, D.C.
Credit: NOAA Historical Image

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