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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 27. Photographs of shell beds in the study area.

Figure 27. Bottom photographs from stations 012-5a and 012-3c showing shell beds typical of those that locally armor some of the sea floor. The beds are thin and composed primarily of mussels and mussel shell debris. Station locations are shown in figure 7.

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