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Open-File Report 2014–1018


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


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Figure 23. Photograph of the sea floor in the study area.

Figure 23. Photograph of the sea floor at station NBIS29 showing boulders covered with sponges, possible tunicates, hydrozoans, and algae. A fin fish can be seen under some kelp. Sand, pea gravel, and cobbles are also present. Photograph location is shown in figure 21

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