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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship3184

Dr. Robert Dietz of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography discussing scientifi c findings of the International Indian Ocean Expedition on board the USC&GS Ship PIONEER at Colombo, Ceylon. Dr. Dietz coined the term "sea-floor spreading" a few years earlier to describe the process of seafloor accretion at active oceanic ridges.

Image ID: ship3184, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 1964 May 20
Photographer: Archival Photography by Steve Nicklas, NOS, NGS

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