Geology and geomorphology--Offshore of Bodega Head Map Area, California

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Description This part of DS 781 presents data for the geologic and geomorphic map of the Offshore of Bodega Head map area, California. The vector data file is included in "," which is accessible from These data accompany the pamphlet and map sheets of Johnson, S.Y., Dartnell, P., Golden, N.E., Hartwell, S.R., Erdey, M.D., Greene, H.G., Cochrane, G.R., Kvitek, R.G., Manson, M.W., Endris, C.A., Dieter, B.E., Watt, J.T., Krigsman, L.M., Sliter, R.W., Lowe, E.N., and Chin, J.L. (S.Y. Johnson and S.A. Cochran, eds.), 2015, California State Waters Map Series—Offshore of Bodega Head, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1140, pamphlet 39 p., 10 sheets, scale 1:24,000, Marine geology and geomorphology was mapped in the Offshore of Bodega Head map area, California, from approximate Mean High Water (MHW) to the 3-nautical-mile limit of California'€™s State Waters. Offshore geologic units were delineated on the basis of integrated analyses of adjacent onshore geology with multibeam bathymetry and backscatter imagery, seafloor-sediment and rock samples, digital camera and video imagery, and high-resolution seismic-reflection profiles. [More]
Originators Johnson, Samuel Y.; Hartwell, Stephen R.; Manson, Michael W.; and Golden, Nadine E.

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Geology and geomorphology offshore of Bodega Head.
Geology and geomorphology offshore of Bodega Head.