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Seafloor Mapping
Seafloor Mapping

 

Photo & Video Log

This page contains photos and videos relevant to the Deepwater Mid-Atlantic Canyons 2011 Exploration. Click on any image to view a larger version and for additional information. If a movie camera icon camera icon is present, a video can be viewed by clicking on the image. Multiple video formats are available on the linked pages. If a Podcast icon Podcast Icon is present, a video or audio file is available for download or you can subscribe to the RSS Podcast Feed. NOAA Podcast RSS 2.0 Feed

If a slideshow icon slideshow icon is present, a visual log of exploration images can be viewed. You can scroll through them one by one, or select the play button for an automatic slideshow.

(HR) = "High Resolution" images available.

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View a slideshow of selected images representative for this specific exploration.

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View a slideshow of selected images representative of this specific exploration.

 

 

 

 

Images

Primary target areas for the Deep-water Mid-Atlantic Canyons Project project are in and around the Norfolk, Washington, Accomac and Baltimore canyons. Yellow and pink stars are locations where deep sea corals were previously identified. Green, blue, and red circles are locations of previous submersible dives.

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Primary target areas for the Deepwater Mid-Atlantic Canyons project. (HR)

Benthic landers, designed at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, will be used during Deep-water Mid-Atlantic Canyons project.

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Benthic landers, designed at the University of North Carolina, will be used during Deepwater Mid-Atlantic Canyons project. (HR)

Deep submarine canyons are perhaps the most striking feature of the continental margin of the eastern United States.

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Deep submarine canyons are perhaps the most striking feature of the continental margin of the eastern United States. (HR)

High resolution multibeam sonar image of a shipwreck on the continental shelf near Norfolk Canyon.

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A high-resolution multibeam sonar image of a shipwreck on the continental shelf near Norfolk Canyon. (HR)