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NOAA Photo Library Image - map00028

Soundings taken by the first USS ENTERPRISE exploration vessel under the command of Captain Albert S. Barker. This was the first U.S. ship to specifically circumnavigate the globe on a sounding and temperature measuring expedition. Note the shoal area at approximately 29 N 34 W. This was originally called the Barker Rise but is now called the Rio Grande Rise.

Image ID: map00028, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Atlantic Ocean South
Photo Date: 1883-1886
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Collection

Category: Exploration/Maps/

High Resolution Photo Available

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