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Rocky and Sandy Seafloor Offshore California
Rocky and Sandy Seafloor Offshore California
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Title: Rocky and Sandy Seafloor Offshore California


Image of ripples in sand, next to a rocky surface on the seafloor 2.5 km (1.5 miles) offshore San Mateo County, California at a depth of 24.6 meters (81 feet). The two red dots in the image (from lasers mounted on the camera and used as reference points) are 15 cm (6 inches) apart.


Location: San Mateo County, CA, USA

Date Taken: 9/30/2013

Photographer: USGS
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Photographer Organization: USGS

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


Source: California Seafloor Mapping Program Video and Photograph Portal

File Details:
Type: JPEG image - 6.85 MB
Dimensions: 3363 x 2295

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