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Sea-Floor Character and Sedimentary Processes in the Vicinity of Woods Hole, Massachusetts


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Figure 28. Detailed planar view of the sidescan-sonar mosaic produced during National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey H11077 of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, showing relatively straight to sinuous alternating bands of high and low backscatter (“tiger-stripe”) pattern indicative of transverse sand waves. Location of view, which is in the channel west of Great Ledge, is shown in figure 19.

Figure 28. Detailed planar view of the sidescan-sonar mosaic produced during National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration survey H11077 of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, showing relatively straight to sinuous alternating bands of high and low backscatter (“tiger-stripe”) pattern indicative of transverse sand waves. Location of view, which is in the channel west of Great Ledge, is shown in figure 19.

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