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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl3099

Drawing of zooplankton observed by Ellen Toynbee on board the British East Indiaman GLORIANA in the Indian Ocean in 1857. This is one of the first instances of a woman engaging in any aspect of marine biology. In: Maury, M. F., 1858. "...Wind and Current Charts". Vol. I, Eighth Edition, New and Enlarged. Plate XXVIII. PP. 219-220 for Toynbee letter.

Image ID: expl3099, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Indian Ocean
Photo Date: 1857
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Collections

Category: Historic Exploration/Zooplankton/

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