Slugs and Snails

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Slugs and Snails

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Slugs and Snails

Norway

A snails-pace race from mainland Norway to the island territory of Svalbard springs to mind as we encounter these sediment waves rising from the seabed, that look curiously like our gastropod friends on the move.

Depth range
30-50m
Location
19.65°E, 75.234°N
Projection
UTM 33N/WGS84
Data acquisition
Norwegian Hydrographic Service/Meritaito
Survey year
2016
Project
MAREANO
Acoustic system
Kongsberg Maritime EM2040
Acoustic data processing software
QPS-Qimera/Geocap Seafloor
Grid resolution
1 metre
Image production
Margaret Dolan, Geological Survey of Norway, ArcGIS.
Image caption
Margaret Dolan, Geological Survey of Norway