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NOAA Photo Library Image - map00135

The Mendocino Escarpment as compiled by Harold Murray of the Coast and Geodetic Survey and reproduced in the Bulletin of the Association of Field Engineers in 1938. This is the first hint at the nature of what later were termed fracture zones by H.W. Menard in the 1950's.

Image ID: map00135, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Collection

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