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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs05575

Temperature profiles of the Gulf Stream superimposed on bathymetry. Clearly shows the effect of what is today called the Charleston Bump which was first discovered by John Maffitt in 1853. Plate No. 16 of the 1853 Annual Report of the Coast Survey.

Image ID: cgs05575, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Photo Date: 1853


Category: Coast and Geodetic Survey/Historical Cartography/

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