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Holocene Carbonate Sediments of Continental Shelves

  • R. N. Ginsburg
  • Noel P. James

Abstract

Carbonate sediments occur on most modern continental shelves. Because the various skeletal and nonskeletal grains are not moved far from their environments of formation, their distribution is a reliable tool on continental shelves for interpreting the history of Holocene deposition.

Keywords

Continental Shelf Great Barrier Reef Carbonate Sediment Benthic Foraminifera Carbonate Sand 
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  • R. N. Ginsburg
  • Noel P. James

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