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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs01172

Westinghouse sidescan sonar system towed by USC&GS SURVEYOR in summer of 1965 to aid in mapping effects of Good Friday Earthquake of 1964 in Prince William Sound area. This was possibly the first use of a towed sidescan sonar unit by a Coast and Geodetic Survey vessel.

Image ID: cgs01172, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Alaska, Prince William Sound
Photo Date: 1965 summer

Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/Geophysics/Seismology/Sidescan Sonar/

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