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Coastal and marine geology data types and equipment

Camera Sled

Photo of a camera sled.

The USGS camera sled is an unique towed instrument for making video and still photographs of the sea floor. This device is much more economical than manned or remote submersibles, and is useful for rapid survey and location of specific marine features.

 

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