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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship3179

3-Dimensional image of Monterey Canyon system, Pioneer and Guide Seamounts, and approximately 9,000 square nautical miles of continental slope area. This image was derived from approximately 4,000,000 soundings acquired by the NOAA Exclusiv e Economic Zone Mapping Project. At the time this was made, it was the largest computer-generated 3-D view of the seafloor ever generated by multi-beam data.

Image ID: ship3179, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: California, Monterey Bay area
Photo Date: 1989
Photographer: Image generated by Steve Matula, NOS


Category: Seafloor Images/Oceanography Geological/

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