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Southern Puget Sound, Washington

Oblique view of Seattle Harbor

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Color-coded shaded-relief bathymetry of Duwamish delta, Seattle, WA looking southeast. Colors show relative depths with reds representing shallower regions and greens representing deeper regions. The bathymetry data in this image have 4-m spatial resolution with depths ranging from 1m to 100m. The distance across the bottom of the images is 1.3km. Land is a USGS digital orthophoto quadrangle coregistered and draped over ta USGS 10-m DEM. A disposal site is in the left foreground. Notice the large failure on the left side of the right side waterway. Also notice numerous landslides along the delta front.

Color-coded shaded-relief bathymetry of Duwamish delta, Seattle, WA looking southeast. see caption above.

 

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