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Magical Manatees

Shake map with different colors showing the degree shaking from 2015 earthquake Watch a new 4 minute video about manatees and explore information about these beautiful animals on the USGS Magical Manatees website.

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Coastal Landforms and Processes
A new online booklet, Coastal Landforms and Processes at the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts--A Primer, focuses on Cape Cod, but much of the content could be applied to all of New England and other coastal regions. The booklet is targeted to the general public and contains many illustrations and diagrams.

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