Left image shows landscape of Ballena Bay on Isla Esp�ritu Santo as it looks today.  Right image shows paleolandscape model of the same bay as it may have looked 12,000 years ago, with sea level 55 meters lower than current sea level.

Left image shows landscape of Ballena Bay on Isla Espiritu Santo as it looks today. Right image shows paleolandscape model of the same bay as it may have looked 12,000 years ago, with sea level 55 meters lower than current sea level. Image courtesy of Amy Gusick, Sea of Cortez 2008 Expedition, National Geographic Society/Waitt Institute for Discovery.

Sea of Cortez 2010 Expedition

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery

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