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Rivers of Sand

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Underwater footage taken in 1959 by Wheeler J. North, then a student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, of the formation of a submarine canyon near Cabo San Lucas. The purpose of the footage was to study how such underwater geologic formations occur.

Digitized from the Archives original reel by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)

ID: 2013-00045
North, Wheeler J. (Marine biologist)

Creation Dec. 21, 2012

MEDIUM: Digital files; FORMAT: Harddrive files: digital; LENGTH: 12:54 minutes

Topics: Geology, Oceanography

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