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

By L.J. Poppe,¹ K.Y. McMullen,¹ S.D. Ackerman,¹ D.S. Blackwood,¹ B.J. Irwin,¹ J.D. Schaer,² and M.R. Forrest²

An illustration containing a multibeam bathymetry display, a bottom photograph, and a sand-wave profile from eastern Rhode Island Sound.

¹U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Woods Hole, MA 02543
²Atlantic Hydrographic Branch, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Norfolk, VA 23510

U.S. Department of the Interior
KEN SALAZAR, Secretary

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


U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia: 2011



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Poppe, L.J., McMullen, K.Y., Ackerman, S.D., Blackwood, D.S., Irwin, B.J., Schaer, J.D., and Forrest, M.R., 2011, Sea-floor geology and character of eastern Rhode Island Sound west of Gay Head, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 20111004, DVD-ROM. (Also available at .)


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