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Oblique view of colored bathymetry of living modern reef off Maui, Hawaii

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Colored shaded-relief multibeam bathymetry image of Maui, Perspective View

Oblique view of the surface of the living modern reef (red-A) in water depths less than 40 m. This image shows the patchy nature of the actual living reef rising from the drowned reef (orange-B) that is in water depths between 50 and 75 m. View is looking east toward pass between Maui (on left) and Kahoolawe (on right). The scale across the bottom of the image is 3.3 km. The vertical exaggeration is 5x.

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