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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1060

Sea-floor geology and topography offshore in northeastern Long Island Sound


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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 | Index


Figure 16. Detailed bathymetric image of scoured areas in the study area.

Figure 16. Detailed planar view of the multibeam bathymetric data from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey H12012 showing broad scoured areas on the basin floor west of the extensive bedrock outcrops shown in figure 14 and the location of station 012-24. Mounded sediment along the western edge of these scoured areas indicates net westward sediment transport. Location of view is shown in figure 13.

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