|Range of values|
|Gravel||Sediment grain size greater than 2 mm|
|Gravelly sediment||Sediment greater than 10 percent gravel|
|Sand||Sediment mostly greater than 0.062 mm, but less than 2 mm|
|Silty Sand||Sand with significant (greater than 20 percent) silt|
|Sand Silt Clay||Sediment with significant sand, silt, and clay|
|Clayey silt||Silt with significant clay|
Lawrence J. Poppe, U.S. Geological Survey, must be referenced as the originator of the dataset in any future products or research derived from these data.
To release the interpretation of the surficial sediment distribution of the sidescan sonar data acquired by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) survey H11043. This GIS data layer is a component of the Branford Survey, Long Island Sound GIS.
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