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Monterey Bay Studies


Monterey Bay Studies

 

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Project

Seafloor Morphology between Año Nuevo and Santa Cruz, California

Site 1

Fine grained rippled sand and silt associated with the sediment textural pattern as seen at point "1" on side-scan record "A." Note worm tubes and discontinuous ripples. Water depth is 45 to 50 meters.

Site 1 Photo, see caption above.

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