The slope map of the CoAxial segment was made from a 100-m-grid of SeaBeam bathymetry by taking the 2-D gradient at each grid cell. The slope map image is displayed so that steep slopes are dark and gentle slopes are light in tone. This presentation gives a remarkable amount of information about the texture and morphology of the seafloor. The limits of the map are 45.9 to 46.8 in latitude and -130.1 to -129.3 in longitude, and include the summit of Axial seamount (in the lower left) and the southern end of the Cobb segment (in the upper right). For more information, contact Bill Chadwick.
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