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NOAA Photo Library Image - r000ci00

The MV Columbus Iselin grounded on Looe Key in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary in August 1994. When the ship grounded it caused extensive damage to the reef. This image shows a huge swath of coral rubble at the impact site.

Image ID: r000ci00, NOAA's Restoration Center Collection
Location: Looe Key, FKNMS, Florida
Photo Date: August 1994
Credit: NOAA Restoration Center

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