Muddy sediments at "The Point"

Sloping muddy sediments that are cut by narrow canyons characterize the terrain of the Point. Notice the "marine snow" that falls in the foreground. This "snow" is composed of fine-grained sediments and organic matter. Image courtesy of Islands in the Stream 2001, NOAA/OER.

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