A perspective of the seafloor showing preliminary results of gas seeps detected NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer multibeam sonar in vicinity of Biloxi Dome in Northern Gulf of Mexico.

A perspective of the seafloor showing preliminary results of gas seeps in vicinity of Biloxi Dome in Northern Gulf of Mexico. Detected by NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer's multibeam sonar, the gas seep locations (blue dots) are shown overlaid on the seafloor bathymetry that was also collected. Image courtesy of the University of New Hampshire Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center using IVS Fledermaus software.

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