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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb2713

Early magnetic profiles from PIONEER surveys. Shows repeating pattern and offset at Mendocino Fracture Zone. Serendipitous that survey lines primarily east-west. Otherwise magnetic striping would not have showed clearly

Image ID: theb2713, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Mendocino Fracture Zone, Northeast Pacific
Photo Date: 1959?
Credit: C&GS Season's Report Jones 1960-2

Category: Oceanography/1950-1969/Geophysical/

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