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Open-File Report 2014–1018


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


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Figure 15. An image of the sea floor in the study area showing scour depressions.

Figure 15. Detailed multibeam bathymetric image showing modern marine sediments surrounding scour depressions that contain erosional outliers and locations of stations NBIS47 and NBIS50. Boulders can be seen in the scour depressions along the northern edge of the image. Location of image is shown in figure 11.

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