Origin and growth of carbonate banks in south Florida

H. R. Wanless, D. J. Cottrell, M. G. Tagett, L. P. Tedesco, E. R. Warzeski

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Carbonate banks in, and on the margins of, Florida Bay and Biscayne Bay, south-east Florida, are intimately associated with either pre-existing limestone topography or transgressed ridges of coastal peat and coastal storm-levee buildings. Carbonate banks in south-east Florida contain four depositional facies and two early diagenetic facies, each of which shows great textural and compositional variation depending on setting. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)439-473
Number of pages35
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - 1995

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  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)


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