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Open-File Report 2014–1018


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


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Figure 13. An image of bathymetry in the study area.

Figure 13. Detailed multibeam bathymetric image of sand waves, megaripples, boulders, scour depressions, and erosional outliers in the east-central part of the study area. Megaripples (20- to 90-m wavelengths) lie on the flanks of sand waves (about 500-m wavelengths). Location of image is shown in figure 11.

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