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NOAA Photo Library Image - map00109

Altair Seamount as surveyed by the German Research vessel ALTAIR. This, and Davidson Seamount on the West Coast of the United States, by the Coast and Geodetic Survey were among the first detailed studies of seamounts by acoustic soundings. Contoured by Albert Defant 1939. Published in International Hydrographic Review.

Image ID: map00109, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Collection

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