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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship3220

Possibly the earliest 3-D image of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This model was made from observations on board the German research vessel METEOR between 1925 and 1927. The model resided in the German Museum of the Sea in Berlin prior to the Second World War. In: Bessmertny, Alexander, 1932. "Das Atlantis Ratsel," plate 7, p. 72. Leipzig, R. Voightlander, Publisher. 572.4 B559a.

Image ID: ship3220, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Archival Photography by Steve Nicklas, NOS, NGS

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