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Summary for Field Activity Number 2002-014-FA

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

Dates: June 03, 2002 to June 18, 2002

Objectives: Map the shallow geologic framework of the inner shelf south of Winyah Bay and off Folly Beach.

Type of Activity: Sea floor mapping

Information to be derived: Sea Floor Map
Bathymetric Maps

Summary: The shallow sub-bottom and surficial geology were surveyed using seismic reflection, sidescan sonar, and bathymetric systems. Two areas were surveyed: a ~200 km2 area offshore of Folly Beach in central South Carolina, and a ~85 km2 area off of Winyah Bay in northern South Carolina.

USGS Project Number: 7241-33020

Contact: Bill Schwab (

InfoBank: uses the identifier S-1-02-SR. Visit this site for more information.

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