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The structure and distribution of coral reefs / Charles Darwin ; foreword by H.W. Menard.


Description:

Author(s):
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Title:
The structure and distribution of coral reefs / Charles Darwin ; foreword by H.W. Menard.
Imprint:
Berkeley : University of California Press, 1962.
Physical Description:
214 p., [25] p. of plates : ill., col. maps ; 21 cm.
General Note:
"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.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Additional Physical Form Note:
First edition (1842) available online via University of Cambridge.
Topical Term:
Coral reefs and islands.
Reefs.
Corals Geographical distribution.
Corals Growth.
Subsidences (Earth movements)
Submarine geology.
Personal Name:
Menard, Henry W. (Henry William), 1920-1986.
Uniform Title:
Geological observations on coral reefs, volcanic islands, and on South America.
Electronic Access:
Access Information:
LibraryLocationCall NumberTypeCopies
NOAA Central Library, Silver Spring, MDSTACKSQE565 .D3 1962BOOK1
SWFSC Santa Cruz Laboratory Library, Santa Cruz, CASTACKSQE565 .D2 1962BOOK1
NEFSC Lionel A. Walford Library, Highlands, NJSTACKSQE565 .D2 1962BOOK1
Cooperative Oxford Laboratory Library, Oxford, MDSTACKSQE565 .D2 1962BOOK1
SEFSC Miami Laboratory Library, Miami, FLSTACKSQE565 .D2 1962BOOK1
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