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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs05275

Chart of California coast from Point Pinos to Bodega Head first published in 1862. This chart is notable because it is probably the first to show the continental shelf break for a significant portion of the West Coast. It also shows Monterey Canyon. Edition of 1866.

Image ID: cgs05275, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: California, Central Coast
Photo Date: 1866
Credit: NARA C&GS Colllection

Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/Archive/

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