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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs02176

"Earthquake Zones", world seismicity map clearly showing the correlation of the Pacific Ring of Fire with earthquake epicenters, the Alpine-Himalayan Belt, and the coincidence of major portions of the mid-ocean ridge system with areas of seismicity. Map published in The Geographical Review, Vol. XXV, No. 1, 1935, Pl. 1.

Image ID: cgs02176, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Photo Date: 1935
Credit: Collected Papers of Captain Nicholas Heck, NOAA Central Library

Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/Geophysics Seismology/

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