PubTalk 8/2002 — Revealing the Hidden World Beneath Monterey Bay

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Detailed Description

Explore the diverse features on and below the sea floor in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

by Steve Eittreim, Marine Geologist

 

  • See---
    • Drowned bedrock pinnacles that provide shelter for rockfish
    • Earthquake faults that slice through the sea floor
    • New, highly detailed views of the tortuous Monterey Canyon
  • Learn---
    • About buried former seacliffs now 40 meters below sea level
    • About Monterey Bay.s muds that are migrating toward San Francisco
    • About the value and importance of a marine sanctuary

Details

Image Dimensions: 200 x 150

Date Taken:

Length: 00:49:46

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.