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Los Angeles Margin

Perspective view of the head of Newport Canyon

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Long Beach Perspective View

Figure 8. Perspective view of colored bathymetry at the head of Newport Canyon system on the upper slope off Newport Beach, CA, looking north. Illumination elevation 45°, azimuth 315°. Distance across bottom of image 4.2 km, vertical exaggeration 5x. Gray land surface is USGS 30-m DEM, black area is unmapped continental shelf.

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