04 December 2009
Vol 326, Issue 5958

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COVER Topography of the Hawaiian Islands and surrounding sea floor, from ship soundings and satellite altimetry displayed using Google Earth. A Report on page 1388 describes images of the deep structure of the Hawaiian hot spot obtained from a large-aperture network of ocean bottom and land seismometers. Global bathymetry overlays for Google Earth are available at Image: David Sandwell/University of California, San Diego; Paul Wessel/University of Hawaii