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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb0235

Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship PIONEER. In service 1946-1956. Pacific service. This ship towed the first marine magnetometer. It discovered magnetic striping, the key to plate tectonics

Image ID: theb0235, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Location: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
Photo Date: 1952?
Credit: NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; NOAA Office of NOAA Corps Operations

Category: Survey Ships/1930-1959 Ships/

High Resolution Photo Available

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