Map of known deep coral occurrences in and around Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

A satellite image of the northwestern tip of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state and the southern portion of Vancouver Island, Canada. The ‘Big Eddy’ occurs seasonally in the offshore waters between the two countries, contributing to the amazing ocean productivity of the area. Image courtesy of Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.

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Olympic Coast 2006

Olympic Coast 2006: June 3 Log

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery