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

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

By K.Y. McMullen,1 L.J. Poppe,1 S.D. Ackerman,1 D.S. Blackwood,1 P.G. Lewit,2 and C.E. Parker2

Images of multibeam bathymetry and bottom photograph from the study area in Block Island Sound

1U.S. Geological Survey
2National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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U.S. Geological Survey
Suzette Kimball, Acting Director

U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia 2013



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Suggested citation:
McMullen, K.Y., Poppe, L.J., Ackerman, S.D., Blackwood, D.S., Lewit, P.G., and Parker, C.E., 2013, Sea-floor geology in northeastern Block Island Sound, Rhode Island: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013-1003, 1 DVD-ROM,


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