Map of the David Seamount circa 1933

The Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship Blake discovered the first seamount in 1931. The C&GS ship Guide discovered this seamount in 1933. In 1936 it was officially designated Davidson Seamount in honor of George Davidson of the C&GS. (NOAA Photo Library).

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