DURING the Egyptian Preliminary Expedition to the northern Red Sea in the R.R.S. Mabahith during 1934–35, which I accompanied, some sixty bottom-samples were collected, in particular from the three differently constituted areas, the Gulf of Suez, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea proper1, 2. The mechanical composition and mineralogy of the bottom sediments were recently examined in the Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Cairo.
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SHUKRI, N. Bottom Deposits of the Red Sea. Nature 155, 306 (1945). https://doi.org/10.1038/155306a0
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