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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb3773

Deepsea soundings by the USS ARCTIC - Otway Berryman commanding. Top line is ship track between Newfoundland and Ireland. Bottom line is profile and shows no plateau. Generated a controversy with Matthew Fontaine Maury. Maury declared erroneous and continued touting "Telegraphic Plateau"

Image ID: theb3773, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: North Atlantic Ocean
Photo Date: 1856
Credit: NOAA Central Library

Category: Charting/Soundings/Bathymetry/Mechanical/

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