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Perspective view of NE Channel Islands

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See caption below; northeast Channel Islands colored shaded-relief multibeam bathymetry perspective view1.

Perspective view of the Northeastern Channel Islands multibeam bathymetry looking northwest towards Santa Cruz and Anacapa Islands (arrow 1 on location map). This area is commonly known as the Footprint area. The ridge in the center, trends northwest-southeast for a distance of 13 km in this image and drops approximately 450 m at A-A' . The distance across the bottom of the image is approximately 12 km. The vertical exaggeration is 2x.

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