Google map showing the Continental Shelf off of Virginia Beach where the Norfolk Canyon lies. Creatures that live in these deep canyons are engineered for a high-pressure, low-light environment.

Google map showing the Continental Shelf off of Virginia Beach where the Norfolk Canyon lies. Creatures that live in these deep canyons are engineered for a high-pressure, low-light environment. Image courtesy of the Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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Deepwater Canyons 2012: September 30 Log

Deepwater Canyons 2012: Pathways to the Abyss

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