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Summary Information for Field Activity 2010-072-FA

Area of Operations: Muskeget Channel, Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: October 04, 2010 to October 15, 2010

Chief scientist: Jane Denny

Objectives: Collect bathymetric data within Muskeget Channel and surrounding area.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping;

Information to be derived:

Summary: Approximately 175 km of swath bathymetric data were collected within Muskeget Channel and adjacent areas to map the topography.

Contact: Bill Danforth (
Jane Denny (

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Publications resulting from these data

Pendleton, E.A., Denny, J.F., Danforth, W.W., Baldwin, W.E., and Irwin, B.J.,2014, High-Resolution Swath Interferometric Data Collected within Muskegat Channel, Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012-1258. (Also available at

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