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Recent Dolomite in the Persian Gulf


A STUDY of recent carbonates in the Qatar area, Persian Gulf, is at present being made by the Koninklijke/Shell Exploratie en Produktie Laboratorium in the Netherlands, in association with V. C. Illing and Partners of London. This work has the work of Houbolt1 as a background, and is concentrating particularly on the near-shore and intertidal sediments.

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  1. Houbolt, J. J. H. C., thesis, University of Utrecht (1957).

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WELLS, A. Recent Dolomite in the Persian Gulf. Nature 194, 274–275 (1962).

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