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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 32

Figure 32: Bottom photographs showing representative views of the sea floor off Chatham.

Bottom photographs showing representative views of the sea floor off Chatham. A) Current-rippled sand and sand dollars at station CC12. Note the gravel poking through the surface in the ripple troughs, suggesting the surficial sand layer is thin. B) Gravel pavement at station CC13. Sand dollars are approximately 7 cm in diameter; long dimension of the sea-floor area shown is approximately 0.9 m.


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