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" Lebu is another example of this fact, and many more might be cited. In such cases, however, there is evidence that the shores upon 'which the corals grew were bare rocks, instead of moving beach-sands. From these descriptions it appears that the main... "
Corals and Coral Islands - Page 147
by James Dwight Dana - 1890 - 440 pages
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ON CORAL REEFS AND ISLANDS

JAMES D. DANA - 1853
...Feejee village, and a mile or two back stands a high bluff. On an island off this part of Vanua Lebu is another example of this fact, and many more might...the former case, the less frequent accumulations of debris on their upper surface, and the more varied features and slopes of the margin. ^Moreover, the...
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The American Naturalist, Volume 52

Biology - 1918
...silt-loving forms. The generalization is quite accurate for the Kaneohe and Pearl Harbor inner reefs that The main distinction between the inner and outer...consists in the less fragmentary character of the rocks in the former case, the less frequent accumulations of debris on their upper surface, and the...
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Corals and coral islands

James D. Dana - 1899
...would give origin to this compact limestone. The formation of the inner reefs goes on at a less rapid rate than that of the outer, because the process depends...the former case, the less frequent accumulations of debris on their upper surface, and the more varied features and slopes of the margin. Moreover, the...
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The American Naturalist, Volume 52

Biology - 1918
...silt-loving forms. The generalization is quite accurate for the Kaneohe and Pearl Harbor inner reefs that The main distinction between the inner and outer...consists in the less fragmentary character of the rocks in the former ease, the less frequent accumulations of debris on their upper surface, and the...
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