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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb2712

C&GS Ship PIONEER under Golden Gate Bridge. Magnetometer invented at Scripps deployed on this ship in late 1950's. Surveys from Pt. Conception to Cape Flattery discovered magnetic striping. Magnetic striping led to Theory of Seafloor Spreading. H. W. Menard called "among most significant geophysical surveys ever made"

Image ID: theb2712, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: San Francisco
Credit: NOAA Office of NOAA Corps Operations

Category: Oceanography/1950-1969/Geophysical/

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