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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 19. Detailed bathymetric image of sand waves in the study raea.

Figure 19. Detailed planar view of relatively straight-crested, non-bifurcating transverse sand waves from the digital terrain model produced from bathymetric data collected during National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey H12012. Note the presence of scour depressions or moats at the ends of the sand waves. Location of view is shown in figure 13.

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