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Maps Showing Bathymetry and Modern Sediment Thickness on the Inner Continental Shelf Offshore of Fire Island, New York, Pre-Hurricane Sandy

By W.C. Schwab, J.F. Denny, and W.E. Baldwin

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image showing survey location and backscatter and bathymetry collected offshore of Fire Island, NY

Image showing acoustic backscatter and bathymetry collected offshore of Fire Island, New York, in 2011. Inset map shows location of study area (outlined in black). High backscatter is displayed as light tones in the image and low backscatter is displayed in dark tones. Shaded-relief bathymetry is displayed in meters (m) below the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88). Vertical exaggeration is 50 times.

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U.S. Geological Survey
Suzette M. Kimball, Acting Director

U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia: 2014


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Suggested citation:
Schwab, W.C., Denny, J.F., and Baldwin, W.E., 2014, Maps showing bathymetry and modern sediment thickness on the inner continental shelf offshore of Fire Island, New York, pre-Hurricane Sandy: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1203,

ISSN 2331-1258 (online)


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