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Deep-Sea Coral Reef Map

3-D map of Chapman’s Reef. Produced in 2005 with multibeam sonar from an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV).
Bathymetry map by Seafloor Systems, Inc. Image credit: A. Maness

This 3-D colored map of Chapman’s Reef—a deep-sea coral reef near Florida—was produced in 2005 with multibeam sonar technology from an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). Explore more in the multimedia feature "Coral Gardens of the Deep Sea."

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