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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs02178

Newly uplifted seafloor along fault-line in SE Alaska. The beach was elevated 47 feet 4 inches on the west side of Disenchantment Bay. Yakutat Bay earthquake of September 1899.

Image ID: cgs02178, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Photo Date: 1899
Credit: Collected Papers of Captain Nicholas Heck, NOAA Central Library; U. S. Geological Survey

Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/Geophysics Seismology/

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