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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 34. Two photographs of the muddy sand and gravelly sea floor at stations 922-22 and 922-18 respectively.

Figure 34. Bottom photographs showing a comparison of the undulating muddy sand at station 922-22, typical of the Holocene sediments in Rhode Island Sound, with the gravelly sea floor at station 922-18, located in an adjacent scour depression. Station locations are shown in figures 17, 25, and 28.

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