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Oblique view of colored bathymetry showing reef platforms between Maui and Molokai, Hawaii

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

Oblique closeup view of the seafloor looking west toward Pailolo Channel, between Maui (on left) and Molokai (on right). The modern reef platform (A) is in red and orange colors. The older drowned reef (B) is at 400 m depth. The drowned reef front rises 30 m above the seafloor to the north. The scale across the bottom of the image is 7.8 km. The vertical exaggeration is 5x.

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