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Limestone Makers

Nature volume 14, pages 910 | Download Citation

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MR. J. MUNRO's interesting letter and sketch which appeared in NATURE, vol. xiii. p. 510, show how much may be done in the Tropics by ordinary observers towards elucidating many geological problems. His sketch is that of one of the genus Corallina, a member of the Floridese, and it is a very common lime maker at the Bermudas. Although Mr. Munro will not find a list of the different limestone makers in books, still in the vast unwritten knowledge of geology it is well known that shells, foraminifera, serpulæ in numbers, and huge masses of Nullipores, besides the corallines, contribute to the coral stock.

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