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Features: November 2010

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New Online, a NOAA Civil War Collection

As the nation prepares for the Civil War’s 2011 sesquicentennial, NOAA, with the support of the federal Preserve America initiative, has assembled a special collection of maps, charts, and documents prepared by the U.S. Coast Survey (a NOAA predecessor) during the war. The collection, called “Charting a More Perfect Union,” contains more than 400 documents now available online.

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