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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1357

Sea-Floor Character and Surface Processes in the Vicinity of Quicks Hole, Elizabeth Islands, Massachusetts


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Figure 35. Detailed perspective view of the barchanoid sand waves south of Pasque Island from the DTM produced during NOAA survey H11076.

Figure 35. Detailed perspective view of the barchanoid sand waves south of Pasque Island from the DTM produced during NOAA survey H11076. Note that megaripples are present on the stoss slopes of the barchanoid sand waves, and that the troughs are scoured below the surrounding sea floor. Location of view is shown in figure 22.

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