Bathymetry of Monterey Canyon and the Soquel Canyon tributary

Bathymetry of Monterey Canyon and the Soquel Canyon tributary

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Bathymetry of Monterey Canyon and the Soquel Canyon tributary — Monterey Canyon is one of the largest and deepest submarine canyons in the world, reaching depths of 1,520 m (5,000 ft) at the State Waters boundary. Upwelling through the canyon provides nutrients for the highly productive marine ecosystem of Monterey Bay. Excerpt from USGS California State Waters Map Series – Monterey Canyon and Vicinity Map Area, Sheet 1.

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Image Dimensions: 1518 x 917

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