hydrosweep ridge

This low-resolution bathymetric map shows us the average seafloor depth of a 200m square area. Although the map provides us with a general idea of large seafloor features, there is not enough detail to conclusively describe the geomorphology of the region. Image courtesy of J. Sinton (UH), R. Detrick (WHOI).

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