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Geologic History of Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Usgs General Interest Publication

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Cape Cod, a sandy peninsula built mostly during the Ice Age, juts into the Atlantic Ocean like a crooked arm. Because of its exposed location, Cape Cod was visited by many early explorers. Although clear-cut evidence is lacking, the Vikings may have sighted this land about 1,000 years ago. It was visited by Samuel de Champlain in 1605, and his detailed descriptions and charts have helped present-day scientists to determine the rate of growth of Nauset Beach marsh and Nauset spit. Bartholomew Gosnold, a lesser known explorer ...

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Geologic History of Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Usgs General Interest Publication 2013, Bibliogov

ISBN-13: 9781288679874

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