Abstract

The following are brief notes on the rock specimens collected by Mr. C. Hedley:

Coarse Sand. A specimen of coarse sand from the western sea beach of the Atoll, consists principally of waterworn fragments of coral and coral rock, comminuted or small shells, the tests of the Foraminifera Orbitolites cornplanata, Tinoporus baculatus, and to a smaller extent Polytrema muriaceum, Amphistegina lessonii, and a few fragments of Echinoderms. It is entirely calcareous.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Cooksey, 1896, Aust. Mus. Mem. 3(2): 73–78
Author
T. Cooksey
Year
1896
Title
Rock specimens from Funafuti. II. Rock specimens
Serial Title
Australian Museum Memoir
Volume
3
Issue
2
Start Page
73
End Page
78
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1967.3.1896.488
Language
English
Date Published
21 December 1896
Cover Date
21 December 1896
ISSN
0067-1967
CODEN
AUNMA5
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Digitized
20 February 2009
Available Online
09 March 2009
Reference Number
488
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