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1998: Hydrates Cruise in the Gulf of Mexico

Shaded Bathymetry of Mississippi Canyon

Shaded Bathymetry image of Mississippi Canyon

Shaded bathymetic relief map of the Mississippi Canyon region from NOAA SeaBeam bathymetry data gridded at 100 m intervals. Seismic tracklines are shown to illustrate their relation to sea-floor features. A and B are large sea-floor failure zones mentioned in text, with headwall scarps upslope from the letters.



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