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NOAA Photo Library Image - map00113

Spectacular cross-section of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge clearly showing median valley obtained as the result of soundings taken on the German research vessel METEOR. This profile and the accompanying paper by Gunter Dietrich clearly establishes Dietrich as the first to recognize the continuity of the median valley of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. 1938 original publication.

Image ID: map00113, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Collection

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