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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs01562

Buoy anchored off Cape Hatteras in 1700 fathoms of water with 2800 fathoms total chain. The Gulf Stream is running 4 to 4 1/2 knots pulling the buoy nearly under. The buoy is actually comprised of two spherical sections, one over the other although both are out of sight with only the top showing.

Image ID: cgs01562, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection

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