Glacial and coastal geology, Cape Cod National Seashore; Massachusetts
Published:January 01, 1987
John J. Fisher, Stephen P. Weatherman, 1987. "Glacial and coastal geology, Cape Cod National Seashore; Massachusetts", Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, David C. Roy
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Cape Cod National Seashore locality is located on a peninsulain southeastern Massachusetts (Fig. 1). It is 90 mi (145 km) from both Boston, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island. Driving time is 2 to 3 hours by divided highways (1-195 from Rhode Island, Massachusetts 3 from Boston) to the Cape Cod Canal and then U.S. 6 to the Orleans Visitors Center. Airports areat Hyannis and Provincetown. Because this Cape Cod locality isso far from major through routes, several stops have been describedthat are suitable for either a half or full day trip. Suggestedfield stops occur off U.S. 6, at easily...
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