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Sir John Murray's continuation of the naming of features for researchers even though they never worked in a given area. Supan had understood the nature of the Aleutian Trench and named it accordingly in 1899. Murray refused to acknowledge either the interpretation or the naming system proposed by Supan which has since been adopted by the world with minor modifications.

Image ID: map00061, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Collection

Category: Exploration/Maps/

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