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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 view 4

Perspective view of the Northeastern Channel Islands multibeam bathymetry looking west down the Mugu Canyon on the left (south) (arrow 4 on location map). The canyon thalweg drops in water depth from 607 m to 767 m in this image. The northern canyon wall at A-A' is approximately 150m high, while the southern wall at B-B' is approximately 90 m high.The distance across the bottom of the image is approximately 5 km. The vertical exaggeration is 2X.

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