continental margin profile at latitude 35 N (a) and latitude 31 30íN

Figure 2: The continental margin off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, is a classic shelf-slope-rise sequence, while most of the southeast U.S. continental margin is terrace-like, with prominent features such as the Blake Plateau, Blake Ridge, and Blake Escarpment, as well as the Charleston Bump. The Latitude 31-30 Transect is indicated by the red area

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