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NOAA Photo Library Image - line5055

Aerial photograph. A remarkable display of differential erosion in folded strata at Contact Point. Contact Point was named by the United States Geological Survey because of the fault contact between two geological formations at this location.

Image ID: line5055, NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Location: Alaska, Cook Inlet, Kamishak Bay, Contact Point
Credit: Alaska ShoreZone Program NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC; Courtesy of Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC

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