Seafloor Flares at Grays Canyon

Image shows a bathymetric map of the seafloor with several flares superimposed on it

Detailed Description

Methane seeps, called flares on the multibeam scanner, are superimposed on a bathymetric map of Grays Canyon, an undersea canyon off the Pacific Coast of Oregon and Washington. USGS scientist Bill Danforth creates these images to help the science crew decide where to dive with ROV SuBastian.


Image Dimensions: 1370 x 567

Location Taken: US