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Photo ID: h4vlkySubject: Satellite ImageryDescription
Coastal Processes; Geomorphology; Littoral Erosion; Marine Environment; Ocean Currents; Ocean Environment; Oceanography; Oceans; Phaeophyta; Sands; Seaweed; Sedimentology; Sediments; Shorelines; Tidal Currents; Tides; Water; WavesSatellite image of sand and seaweed of the Bahamas. Tides and ocean currents have scuplted the sand and seaweed beds into these multicolored, fluted patterns in much the same way that winds sculpt sand dunes. Image by Serge Andrefouet.

Credit Line: Courtesy NASA, Visible Earth
North America; Bahamas; Commonwealth of the Bahamas
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