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MCB Hawaii hosts whale count volunteers

Lori Domingo (left) and Heidi Hirsh, who are volunteers for the 2014 Sanctuary Ocean Count project, look for whales in Kaneohe Bay, Feb. 22, 2014. The annual Sanctuary Ocean Count project, coordinated through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, monitors the endangered humpback whale, which migrates to Hawaii between November and April. The counts occur during the last Saturday in January, February and March, which NOAA considers the season’s peak. On Oahu, there are more than 20 different sites designated for whale counting. Two sites are aboard MCB Hawaii: Atop the Coast Guard-owned tower at Pyramid Rock Beach and at Mokapu Point near Kaneohe Bay Range Training Facility, both restricted areas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Kristen Wong)



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This work, MCB Hawaii hosts whale count volunteers [Image 6 of 6], by Kristen Wong, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.22.2014

Date Posted:03.10.2014 15:12

Photo ID:1183087

VIRIN:140222-M-TH981-001

Resolution:1800x1192

Size:1.07 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, USGlobe

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