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U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469

Seabed Photographs, Sediment Texture Analyses, and Sun-illuminated Sea Floor Topography in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Region off Boston, Massachusetts

By Page C. Valentine, Leslie B. Gallea, Dann S. Blackwood, and Erin R. Twomey

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a map showing the quadrangle locations for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Quad 6 Location Page Quad 3 location page Quad 2 location page Quad 1 location page Quad 4 location page Quad 5 location page Quad 7 location page Quad 8 location page Quad 9 location page Quad 10 location page Quad 11 location page Quad 12 location page Quad 13 location page Quad 14 location page Quad 15 location page Quad 16 location page Quad 17 location map Quad 18 location map

Location map showing the 18 quadrangles in the Stellwagen Bank region. Click on a quadrangle in the map to go to the index page for that quadrangle, or click on one of the links in the menu at left. SBNMS, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.


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KEN SALAZAR, Secretary

U.S. Geological Survey
Marcia K. McNutt, Director

U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia: 2010

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Valentine, P.C., Gallea, L.B., Blackwood, D.S., and Twomey, E.R., 2010, Seabed photographs, sediment texture analyses, and sun-illuminated sea floor topography in the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary region off Boston, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 469, available at


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