Figure 6. Top) Major currents of the Gulf of Alaska (from Reed and Schumacher, 1986); Bottom) the geopotential topography (źD, dyn m) of the sea surface (1/100 db) during September 1976 on the Alaskan Shelf outside of Prince William Sound. The 183 m and 1830 m depth contours are shown as broken lines. (redrawn from Reed and Schumacher, 1986).