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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 23. An image of bathymetric data showing scour.

Figure 23. Detailed planar view of the bathymetric data collected during National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey H11922 showing the extent of the scour in the southeastern part of the study area and the locations of stations 922-7 and 922-8. Note the flat, featureless appearance of the surrounding seabed composed of Holocene marine sediments. Location of view is shown in figure 21.

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