Subseafloor image acquired in the Gulf of Mexico

A subseafloor image of the Gulf of Mexico acquired using a towed acoustic system during a National Science Foundation-sponsored cruise in 2002 reveals fine details of the sedimentary structure near the sea floor. The vertical axis is in seconds. 0.1 seconds corresponds to approximately 75 m.

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