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San Diego Margin Perspective View

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Perspective view of San Diego multibeam bathymetry; see caption below.

Perspective view of the San Diego multibeam bathymetry looking south along the Loma Sea Valley. Coronado Bank is to the west (right) of the sea valley. A series of plunge poles have formed within the sea valley (see profile below). The land imagery in the background is a combination of Landsat-7 imagery and USGS DEMs. The distance across the bottom of the image is about 9.5 km. The vertical exaggeration is 2X.

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Schematic plot of profile down Loma Sea Valley in center of image above.

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