Pre-Oil Reconnaissance Flight

Image: Pre-Oil Reconnaissance Flight

Detailed Description

Altogether, flight paths on all of the USGS pre-oil reconnaissance flights covered parts of 11 National Wildlife Refuges, two units of the National Park Service, and numerous State of Florida Parks and Aquatic Preserves. Here, USGS ecologist Tom J. Smith III briefs the pilot on an intended flight path along Florida's west coast.


Image Dimensions: 3648 x 2736

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Location Taken: St. Petersburg, FL, US