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NOAA Photo Library Image - map00080

This submarine valley was discovered by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey during survey operations using acoustic sounding systems coupled with the newly developed Radio Acoustic Ranging (RAR) navigation system allowing relatively accurate navigation without having to rely on either visual astronomic positioning or visual ties to objects on land.

Image ID: map00080, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Collection

Category: Exploration/Maps/

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