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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship0862

Pioneer buoy riders - among the first individuals to be maintaining meteorological buoys anchored far at sea. The solar radiance observation tower on a day of high swell and reduced visibility. Off the ESSA ship DISCOVERER.

Image ID: ship0862, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Photographer: Monte Poindexter, National Weather Service

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