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Open-File Report 2014–1018


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


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Figure 20. Photographs of the sea floor in the study area.

Figure 20. Photographs contrasting the sea floor at a station with modern marine sediment and a station within a scour depression. Rippled sand can be seen at station NBIS43 in an area of modern marine sediments and pea gravel is on the floor of the nearby scour depression at station NBIS41. Photograph locations are shown in figure 21.

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