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" James D. Dana estimates that the rate of increase of coral reef limestone formations, where all is most favorable, does not exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch a year, or five feet in a thousand years. Of this he says: "And yet such limestones probably... "
Corals and Coral Islands - Page 397
by James Dwight Dana - 1890 - 440 pages
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The Journal of Geology, Volume 1; Volumes 13-14

Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin - Electronic journals - 1893
...exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch in a year, or five feet in a thousand years. Of this he says, " And yet such limestones probably form at a more rapid rate than those made of shells.'" Messrs. Murray and Irvine, in their valuable paper on coral reefs and other carbonate of lime formations...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1894
...not exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch a year, or five feet in a thousand years. Of this he says : "And yet such limestones probably form at a more rapid rate than those made of shells."2 Messrs. Murray and Irvine, in their valuable paper on coral reefs and other carbonate of...
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The Journal of Geology, Volume 1; Volumes 13-14

Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin - Electronic journals - 1893
...exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch in a year, or five feet in a thousand years. Of this he says, " And yet such limestones probably form at a more rapid rate than those made of shells."' Messrs. Murray and Irvine, in their valuable paper on coral reefs and other carbonate of lime formations...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1894
...nut exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch a year, or five feet in a thousand years. Of this he says : "And yet such limestones probably form at a more rapid rate than those made of shells. '"Messrs. Murray and Irvine, in their valuable paper on coral reefs and other carbonate of lime formations...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1894
...not exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch a year, or five feet in a thousand years. Of this he says: "And yet such limestones probably form at a more rapid rate than those made of shells." 2 Messrs. Murray and Irvine, in their valuable paper on coral reefs and other carbonate of lime formations...
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Corals and coral islands

James D. Dana - 1899
...traces of foraminifers, or of any thing distinctly organic, in the Oahu chalk. XL RATE OF INCREASE OF LIMESTONE FORMATIONS. On page 253 it is shown that...and have proportionally the largest shells are the Lamellibranchs or bivalves, among which the oyster is a famous example ; and the Brachiopods were once...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1894
...favorable, does not exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch a year, or 5 feet in 1 000 years. Of this he says: "And yet such limestones probably form at a more rapid rate than those made of shells.rt Messrs. Murray and Irvine, in their valuable paper on coral reefs and other carbonate of...
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The American Geologist, Volume 12

Newton Horace Winchell - Geology - 1893
...not exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch a year, or five feet in a thousand years. Of this he says: "And yet such limestones probably form at a more rapid rate than those made of shells."! Messrs. Murray and Irvine, in their valuable paper on coral reefs and other carbonate of lime formations...
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Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1894
...not exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch a year, or flve feet in a thousand years. Of this he says: "And yet such limestones probably form at a more rapid rate than those made of shells."2 Messrs. Murray and Irvine, in their valuable paper on coral reefs and other carbonate of...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - Discoveries in science - 1894
...favorable, does not exceed perhaps a sixteenth of an inch a year, or 5 feet in 1 000 years. Of this he says: "And yet such limestones probably form at a more rapid rate than those made of shells."t Messrs. Murray and Irvine, in their valuable paper on coral reefs and other carbonate of...
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