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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb2704

Stations used by Maurice Ewing in 1st offshore seismic reflection experiment. Conducted on board C&GS Ship OCEANOGRAPHER. Helped prove feasibility of measuring depth to basement rock from a ship. Work done with C&GS because of radio acoustic ranging experience. The beginning of offshore geophysical exploration

Image ID: theb2704, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Virginia, Chesapeake Bay entrance
Photo Date: 1935
Credit: Association of Commissioned Officers

Category: Oceanography/Pre-1950/Geophysical/

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