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Summary Information for Field Activity 1995-004-FA

Area of Operations: West Florida inner continental shelf, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 02, 1995 to May 08, 1995

Chief scientist: Dave Twichell

Objectives: Conduct a sidescan sonar, bathymetry, and high-resolution sub-bottom survey of an 8 by 6.5 nautical mile area of the shoreface and inner West Florida shelf offshore Sarasota, Florida.

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Contact: Dave Twichell (

InfoBank: uses the identifier B-4-95-FL. Visit this site for more information.

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Publications resulting from these data

Twichell, David, and Paskevich, Valerie,1999, Bathymetry, sidescan sonar image, surface sediments, and surficial geological map of the inner shelf off Sarasota, Florida; preliminary discussion and GIS database release: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-396, CD-ROM. (Also available at

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