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brown kelp blades drift in the current underwater


Photos highlighting Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

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Greater Farallones
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Discover a diversity of habitats and wildlife

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a map of Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary


Maps of Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

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View Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary StoryMaps that geographically illustrate sanctuary information

the blades of several kelp stands underwater

Blue Carbon in Marine Protected Areas

A guide to understanding and increasing protection of blue carbon.

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Get Into Your Sanctuary

Take a journey along the California coast and the shoreline of Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary!

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Ocean Climate Program

Learn about the impacts of climate change in the North-Central California coast and ocean region, and how actions are being implemented.

a historic map of the San Francisco Bay and Point Reyes coastline

Shipwrecks of Greater Farallones & the Narrows of the Golden Gate

The NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries aims to provide teachers with resources and training to support ocean literacy in America's classrooms.

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Deep-Sea Habitats in National Marine Sanctuaries of the West Coast

Explore the deep-sea habitats in national marine sanctuaries on the West Coast.

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Exploring "The Football"

Explore a newly documented area off the Sonoma coast known as "The Football" and learn more about this rocky seafloor terrain and the corals, sponges, and fish that live there.