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NOAA Photo Library Image - map00122

Southeast section of 1939 North Pacific chart 5486 by Navy Hydrographic Office showing use of name Albatross Plateau for East Pacific Rise leading into Gulf of California. It was not until 1960 that H.W. Menard popularized the name East Pacific Rise.

Image ID: map00122, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Collection

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