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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1048

Geological Interpretation of Bathymetric and Backscatter Imagery of the Sea Floor Off Eastern Cape Cod, Massachusetts


Figure 17

Figure 17: Bottom photographs showing sandy areas of the sea floor off Truro and Wellfleet.

Bottom photographs showing sandy areas of the sea floor off Truro and Wellfleet. A) station CC62; B) station CC118. Note that gravel and brownish organic debris collect in the ripple troughs and that sand dollars congregate on the ripple crests. Sand dollars are approximately 7 cm in diameter.


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