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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea03621

Rogue wave sequence showing 60-foot plus wave hitting tanker headed south from Valdez, Alaska. The ship was running in about 25-foot seas when a monster wave struck it broadside on the starboard side. Photo #1 of sequence. Taken from bridge of OVERSEAS CHICAGO.

Image ID: wea03621, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Location: Alaska, Gulf of Alaska
Photo Date: 1993 February
Photographer: Captain Roger Wilson, Greenland, New Hampshire

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