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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1004

Sea-Floor Geology and Character of Eastern Rhode Island Sound West of Gay Head, Massachusetts

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Title | List of Figures | Conversion Factors | Abstract | Introduction | Setting | Methods | Bathymetry | Sediment Distribution | Bottom Photography | GIS Data Catalog | Summary | Acknowledgments | References | Contacts

Figure 20. An image of the sea-floor bathymetry in the study area.

Figure 20. Digital terrain model (DTM) of the sea floor produced from multibeam bathymetry collected during National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey H11922 west of Gay Head, Massachusetts, in eastern Rhode Island Sound. Image is sun-illuminated from the north and vertically exaggerated 5x. Hotter colors are shallower areas; cooler colors are deeper areas. See key for depth ranges.

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