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Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

Mapping Systems

The schematic below shows the various kinds of seafloor mapping systems that we use.
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Drawing modified by Bruce Rogers, USGS (ret.).

Schematic drawing by Bruce Rogers, showing the various seafloor mapping systems we use. Click to see a larger version.


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