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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 33. Two photographs of muddy sand at stations 922-12 and 922-17.

Figure 33. Bottom photographs from stations 922-12 and 922-17 showing a view of the flat to undulating to faintly rippled sea floor composed of muddy sand typical of the deeper parts of the study area. Note the presence of shrimp burrows and worm tubes. Station locations are shown in figures 17 and 28.

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