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Rivers of Sand

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Footage taken by Wheeler North in submarine canyon discovered off Cabo San Lucas (Baja California). The footage verified the existence of turbidity flows, or underwater flows of sand and debris that carve out submarine canyons.


ID: 1998-00195

Creation Jan. 1, 1959

MEDIUM: Film; FORMAT: 16mm; LENGTH: approx. 15 min.; QUANTITY: 1 reel

Topics: Geology, Oceanography

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