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Series: DNAG, Centennial Field Guides
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-5405-4.221
EISBN: 9780813754116
... Nantucket Sound from Hyannis, orby air from Boston and Hyannis. Once on the island, the U.S. Geological Survey 7½-minute Siasconset topographic map (1:25,000) and the geologic map of Nantucket (1:48,000 Oldale,1985) will be useful guides for the trip to Sankaty Head. Whetherarriving by sea or air, the route...
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Published: 01 December 1924
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1924) 14 (4): 233–239.
... : TOI.I.AtCD ! k .! rJ ( CA PE OOD !lit:5. I ,r' BA Y , = P NANTUCKET SOUND I./ 2AJvrvc~er / 5 0 ON0 BLOCKI o~twpo*rca Circle with radius A is locus of points at distance from Cambridge indicated by Harvard seismograph. A ~ 45 km. = 28 miles. Large semicircular chain line is periphery o f disturbed area. Small...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1970
AAPG Bulletin (1970) 54 (1): 109–124.
... of a fluvially eroded, pre-Tertiary drainage system. On the inner shelf, continuous reflection profiles have been reported by McMaster et al. (1968) , who mapped buried channels and a Cretaceous cuesta in Block Island and Rhode Island Sounds, and by Tagg and Uchupi (1967) , who ran profiles across...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1966
AAPG Bulletin (1966) 50 (1): 165–167.
... Geologists From Nantucket Shoals to the Grand Banks is a chain of banks which are separated from shore by relatively deep basins and bordered along their outer margins by the continental slope ( Fig. 1 ). These shoals are the famous fishing banks off the east coast of North America. Two wide troughs...
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Published: 01 January 1942
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1942) 32 (1): 11–17.
... was felt in south- ern Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and eastern Connecticut on February 28. Its epicenter was instrumentally placed near Mattapoisett, Mass. Seismic activity has been prevalent in the past in eastern Connecticut and south of Massachusetts in Nantucket Sound, but this earthquake is the first...
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Published: 01 June 1925
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1925) 15 (2): 143–147.
... severe earthquake felt in a year at 12:45 a.m. Another shock occurred at 5:30 a.m. No damage was done. New Bed[ord, Massachusetts, April 24, 1925Southeastern Massa- chusetts, including Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, experi- enced a slight earthquake at 2:58 a.m., April 24th. Although...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1966
AAPG Bulletin (1966) 50 (7): 1514–1517.
.... , 1949 , Oscillation chart : Am. Assoc. Petroleum Geologists Bull. , v. 33 , p. 92 – 98 . Lidz , L. , 1965 , Sedimentary environment and foraminiferal parameters, Nantucket Bay, Massachusetts : Limnology and Oceanography , v. 10 , p. 392 – 402 . Parker , F. L. , 1954...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1968
AAPG Bulletin (1968) 52 (3): 465–474.
..., are traceable across the sounds between Long Island and the Martha’s Vineyard area. Post-Cretaceous erosion cycles produced a well-defined drainage system on the Fall Zone surface and coastal plain formations. The locations of many of the linear depressions on the present bottom surface of the sounds...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1975
AAPG Bulletin (1975) 59 (7): 1041–1072.
... of the basin the strata are cut by a normal fault which parallels the border fault and is associated with an area of uplifted basement rocks ( Fig. 5 ). On the southern and central region of Cape Cod is an uplifted basement block that separates the strata beneath Nantucket Sound from similar material beneath...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1974
AAPG Bulletin (1974) 58 (6): 1159–1168.
... contours in feet. Hydrographic exploration of the Atlantic continental shelf began in the 17th century when New World explorers made soundings and collected bottom samples using tallowed lead lines ( Howe, 1943 ). The shelf bathymetry was studied intermittently throughout the 18th and 19th...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2005
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2005) 35 (1): 65–82.
... of Recent foraminifera in NBH, similar studies have been performed in adjacent estuaries and sounds. These studies provide a baseline for further distributional investigations. Said (1951) , Parker (1952) , Schafer (1968) and Buzas (1965) studied samples from nearby Buzzard’s Bay or Long Island Sound...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 01 February 2013
Geophysics (2013) 78 (2): B77–B88.
... communication between an unconfined saline aquifer and a confined freshwater aquifer. One-dimensional soundings were acquired using the time-domain electromagnetic (TDEM) and audiomagnetotelluric (AMT) methods. We compared inverted resistivity models of TDEM and AMT data obtained from several inversion...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1974
AAPG Bulletin (1974) 58 (12): 2411–2427.
... slope. On the northeast and north, the bank is bounded by a deep trough consisting of Northeast Channel, Georges Basin, and Franklin Basin and is separated from Nantucket Shoals and the east coast continental shelf by Great South Channel. The Gulf of Maine is a very large depression between Georges...
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Journal: Geophysics
Published: 01 March 2007
Geophysics (2007) 72 (2): WA105–WA116.
... , 86 , OS31D–02 . Constable S. C. Parker R. L. Constable C. G. , 1987 , Occam's inversion: A practical algorithm for generating smooth models from electromagnetic sounding data : Geophysics , 52 , 289 – 300 . Cox C. S. Constable C. S. Chave A. D. Webb S. C...
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Journal Article
Published: 07 July 2021
Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics (2021) 26 (2): 83–98.
... from John's Pond into an arm of Waiquot Bay – an estuary of Nantucket Sound ( LeBlanc et al., 1986 ; Barlow and Hess, 1993 ; Rosenberry et al., 2016a ). The river drains an underlying aquifer and a smaller 13 km 2 watershed ( Briggs et al., 2016a – b ) composed of fine-to-coarse sand, gravel...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1980
AAPG Bulletin (1980) 64 (4): 501–526.
... of a major depocenter beneath Georges Bank ( Fig. 1 ). Fig. 1 —Locations of seismic reflection profiles used in this study. Solid lines: AII-91 track lines (shelf, 6-channel; slope and rise, single-channel). Heavy short lines: AII-91 sonobuoys. Dotted lines: USGS multichannel lines. N.I.: Nantucket...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2000
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2000) 30 (2): 83–98.
.... , and Benson , R.H. , 1967 , Ecology of Rhizopodes and Ostracoda of Southern Pamlico Sound region, North Carolina : University of Kansas, Paleontological Contribution , v. 44 , p. 7 – 82 . Hayward , B.W. , Hollis , C.J. , and Grenfell , H.R. , 1997 , Recent elphidiidae...
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Published: 01 January 2008
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2008) 78 (1): 29–44.
... model for a plane sloping beach: local transport : Journal of Geophysical Research , v. 86 , p. 2035 – 2043 . Beardsley , R.C. , Chapman , D.C. , Brink , K.H. , Ramp , S.R. , and Schlitz , R. , 1985 , The Nantucket Shoals Flux Experiment (NSFE79). Part I: a basic...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/M40.9
EISBN: 9781862397002
... of Puget Sound in Washington State and Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, and are a dominant landform type along the coastline of the Great Lakes (also see Chapter 8 : The rock coast of Canada ( Trenhaile 2014 )). In this contribution, we limit our presentation of USA rocky coast geomorphology to open-ocean...
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Series: SEPM Concepts in Sedimentology and Paleontology
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.2110/sepmcsp.11.214
EISBN: 9781565762893
... Cenomanian age (Sohl and Kollmann, 1985, Actaeonella sp. B). Folger et al. (1978) cited Late Cretaceous, Cenomanian lignite from a well on Nantucket (C272: 41.5°N, 70°W). Minnesota: Pierce (1961) outlined the occurrences of Cenomanian lignite in the State (C273: 47°N, 93°W; C274: 45°N, 95°W...
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