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Lake Michigan

Trout Island Shoal Perspective View

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Perspective view of colored shaded-relief multibeam bathymetry of Lake Michigan; see caption below.

Oblique view looking southwest at Trout Island Shoal (A). Three generations of recurved spits (a,b,c), possibly composed of sand, are migrating eastward past the shoal. Northwest-southeast linear ridges at (G) are partly obscured by recent patches of smooth sand. The vertical exaggeration is 4x and the distance across the bottom of the image is about 2.5 km.
 

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