Sediment on the bottom of San Juan Channel

Photographs of sediment from underwater, taken up close to show the various, individual grains of sand.

Detailed Description

Bottom photographs of surface sediment obtained with a specialized, ship-lowered underwater camera developed by USGS scientists and nicknamed the Flying Eyeball. Scale shown on photographs. Image at left taken near the crest of a large sand wave; image at right in a trough.


Image Dimensions: 960 x 471

Location Taken: WA, US