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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship3229

The very earliest rendition of a bathymetric map of an oceanic basin. Matthew Fontaine Maury published this map in 1853 in "Explanations and Sailing Directions to Accompany the Wind and Current Charts ...." This image was obtained through the courtesy of the United States Naval Observatory Gilliss Library.

Image ID: ship3229, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect


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