Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
The structure and distribution of coral reefs / Charles Darwin ; foreword by H.W. Menard.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 1962.
214 p.,  p. of plates : ill., col. maps ; 21 cm.
"First Paper-bound Edition"--T.p. verso.
"Reprinted from Geological Observations on Coral Reefs, Volcanic Islands, and on South America, Smith, Elder and Company, London, 1851"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note:
Atolls or lagoon-islands -- Barrier reefs -- Fringing or shore reefs -- On the distribution and growth of coral reefs -- Theory of the formation of the different classes of coral reefs -- On the distribution of coral reefs with reference to the theory of their formation.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Additional Physical Form Note:
First edition (1842) available online via University of Cambridge.
Coral reefs and islands.
Corals Geographical distribution.
Subsidences (Earth movements)
Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. Geological observations on coral reefs, volcanic islands, and on South America.
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