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NOAA Photo Library Image - patch018

NOAA Ship RESEARCHER patch commemorating formation of NOAA. Although patch appears to read October 8, 1970, the date of formation of NOAA was October 3, 1970. Patch commemorates traditional mission of C&GS combined with new missions of global oceanography.

Image ID: patch018, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection


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