|boulders||Rocky area of the sea floor were avarage gravel exceed 256 mm in diameter|
|sand waves||Distribution of transverse and barchanoid sand waves. Bedforms exceed 1 m in amplitude.|
|ship wreck||Sunken vessel.|
|pockmark||Depression in the sea floor typically formed by escaping biogenic gas.|
|tidal delta||Accumulation of sediments at the end of a tidal channel|
|marsh deposit||Organic-rich sediment deposited in a marsh|
To release interpretations of bottom features based on sidescan-sonar and bathymetry data collected during NOAA survey H11077 and sediment samples and bottom photography collected during USGS survey RAFA07034 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in a geographic coordinate system.
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