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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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Introduction
Geologic Setting
Methods
Geologic Interpretation
Bottom Photographs
GIS Data Catalog
Maps
References
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