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High-Resolution Geologic Mapping of the Inner Continental Shelf: Boston Harbor and Approaches, Massachusetts

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Title Page
Table of Contents
List of Figures
Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Data Collection
and Processing
Section 4
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3

Section 2 - Maps

Five maps have been compiled showing the sea floor of Boston Harbor and Approaches.  Text on the map sheets briefly describes the data and methodologies, and summarizes key geomorphic features. Section 3 (Data Collection and Processing) and Section 4 (Discussion) in this report provide additional information to that presented on the map sheets.  Links to the map text and the map sheets are provided below.  The text is the same on all map sheets.

Map Sheet 1 (PDF): Shaded-relief topography of sea floor (colored by water depth)
Map (page size PDF)

Map Sheet 1.
Map Sheet 2 (PDF): Shaded-relief topography of sea floor (gray scale)
Map (page size PDF)

Map Sheet 2.
Map Sheet 3 (PDF): Backscatter intensity of sea floor (gray scale)
Map (page size PDF)

Map Sheet 3.
Map Sheet 4 (PDF): Shaded-relief topography of sea floor (colored by backscatter intensity)
Map (page size PDF)

Map Sheet 4.
Map Sheet 5 (PDF): Descriptive map of the sea floor geology
Map (page size PDF)

Map Sheet 5.

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