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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


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Figure 30: Bottom photographs showing representative views of the sea floor off Orleans.

Bottom photographs showing representative views of the sea floor off Orleans. A) Gravel and organics collect in the ripple troughs at station CC33. B) Gravel shell debris, and organics collect in the ripple troughs and sand dollars congregate on the ripple crests at station CC35. Sand dollars are approximately 7 cm in diameter; long dimension of the sea-floor area shown is approximately 0.8 m.


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