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On the Formation of Coral Sand

Nature volume 13, pages 510511 | Download Citation

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IN the best books on geology one finds that the formation of coral sand is attributed to trituration by the force of the surf, the waste of shells and minute globigerinæ, and even to the droppings of those fishes which are said to browse upon the living coral.

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https://doi.org/10.1038/013510b0

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