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Summary for Field Activity Number 2002-011-FA

Area of Operations: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: May 01, 2002 to May 22, 2002

Objectives: Map the shoreface off north Myrtle Beach using sidescan sonar, interferometric bathymetry, and SUBSCAN sub-bottom system.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Shoreline Erosion
Sea Floor Map
Bathymetric Maps

Summary: Sidescan-sonar, swath bathymetry, and high-resolution chirp sub-bottom data were collected within the nearshore region off the coast of Myrtle Beach, SC (within 1 km of the shoreline).

USGS Project Number: 7241-33020

Contact: Bill Schwab (

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