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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1003

Sea-Floor Geology in Northeastern Block Island Sound, Rhode Island


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Figure 23. Photograph of the sea floor in the study area.

Figure 23. Photograph of rippled sand on the sea floor at U.S. Geological Survey sampling station NBIS9. Shells and coarser sediment can be seen collecting in the ripple troughs.


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