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Geology of the south shore of Massachusetts Bay

Hervey Woodburn Shimer

Geology of the south shore of Massachusetts Bay

by Hervey Woodburn Shimer

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Published by South Shore Nature Club in Hingham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hervey W. Shimer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE124 .M2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25585640M
    OCLC/WorldCa13626330

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    Long Island: Historic Houses of the South Shore explores the South Shore's famous resident personalities, including Schuyler Parsons, Fred Astaire, Anita Stewart, and Robert Pinkerton. The lifestyle of the South Shore is also portrayed, including activities like hunting and fishing as well as the famous beaches that served as tourist attractions. Shallow Geology, Seafloor Texture, and Physiographic Zones of the Inner Continental Shelf from Nahant to Northern Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts - This CZM/USGS report presents interpretations that describe the distribution and texture of seafloor sediments, physiographic zones, surficial geology, and shallow stratigraphy of the Massachusetts.

    Nantucket / ˌ n æ n ˈ t ʌ k ɪ t / is an island about 30 miles (50 km) by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the U.S. state of er with the small islands of Tuckernuck and Muskeget, it constitutes the Town of Nantucket, and the conterminous Nantucket County. As of the census, the population Part of the town is designated the Nantucket CDP, or census. Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism. One of the New England states, Massachusetts is bordered on the north by New Hampshire and Vermont. New York lies to the west. On the south are Connecticut and Rhode the east is the Atlantic Ocean. Cape Cod, a peninsula in Massachusetts, thrusts into the Atlantic like a giant arm bent at the of this arm are Massachusetts Bay .


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