Intertidal Erosion on the Florida Keys
Abstract:Intense erosion of calcareous shore rocks in the coral seas produces a thoroughly honeycombed, brittle rock. Examples of this erosion on the Florida Keys are described. Physio-chemical solution of calcium carbonate is considered only of local importance in intertidal erosion. It is suggested that the activities of boring and burrowing organisms are a major factor in this erosion.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 1953
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