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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb3811

The first guyot -discovered by Harry Hess of Princeton University. Flat-topped seamounts which are common in the Pacific. Discovered by Hess as naval officer in WWII. Contrary to popular belief, flat- topped seamounts were first discovered by the C&GS in the Gulf of Alaska and published on by Harold Murray in 1941.

Image ID: theb3811, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Western Pacific
Photo Date: 1945?
Credit: NOAA Central Library

Category: Charting/Soundings/Bathymetry/Acoustic/

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