Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
[Gulf of Mexico index map]

 [Stetson Bank]

 [West Flower Gardens]

 [East Flower Gardens]

 In 1997, the USGS, Seafloor Mapping Project conducted a series oftest surveys in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, Gulfof Mexico, approximately 200 miles south of the Texas-Louisiana border.These surveys collected high quality bathymetry and backscatter using aKongsberg Simrad EM300 multibeam system. The test surveys collected suchspectacular data that it was decided to publish the data

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