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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1103

Sea-Floor Character and Geology Off the Entrance to the Connecticut River, Northeastern Long Island Sound

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

Figure 41. Two photographs of the shell beds in the study area.

Figure 41. Bottom photographs from stations OL11 and OL15 showing that shell beds armor much of the sea floor in the east-west trending depression that lies across the northern part of the study area. Numbers shown next to station numbers are the image number as listed in the GIS Data Catalog section of this report. Station locations are shown in figure 15.

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