Coral Reefs by Charles Darwin

Coral Reefs

byCharles Darwin

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Coral Reefs
Charles Darwin, english naturalist and geologist (1809-1882)

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Table of Contents
-01- About this book
-02- CRITICAL INTRODUCTION
-03- INTRODUCTION
-04- ATOLLS OR LAGOON-ISLANDS
-05- SECTION I. KEELING ATOLL
-06- SECTION II. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF ATOLLS
-07- SECTION III. ATOLLS OF THE MALDIVA ARCHIPELAGO
-08- BARRIER REEFS
-09- FRINGING OR SHORE-REEFS
-10- ON THE DISTRIBUTION AND GROWTH OF CORAL-REEFS
-11- SECTION I. ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF CORAL-REEFS, AND ON THE CONDITIONS FAVOURABLE TO THEIR INCREASE
-12- SECTION II. ON THE RATE OF GROWTH OF CORAL-REEFS
-13- SECTION III. ON THE DEPTHS AT WHICH REEF-BUILDING POLYPIFERS CAN LIVE
-14- THEORY OF THE FORMATION OF THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF CORAL-REEFS
-15- STEP-FORMED LEDGES ROUND CERTAIN LAGOONS
-16- THE RING OR BASIN-FORMED REEFS OF THE NORTHERN MALDIVA ATOLLS
-17- SUBMERGED AND DEAD REEFS
-18- THE DISSEVERMENT OF THE LARGER MALDIVA ATOLLS
-19- IRREGULARLY FORMED ATOLLS
-20- THE GREAT CHAGOS BANK
-21- OBJECTIONS TO THE THEORY OF THE FORMATION OF ATOLLS AND BARRIER-REEFS
-22- ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF CORAL-REEFS WITH REFERENCE TO THE THEORY OF THEIR FORMATION
-23- ON THE GROUPING OF THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF REEFS
-24- ON THE DIRECT EVIDENCE OF THE BLUE SPACES IN THE MAP HAVING SUBSIDED DURING THE UPWARD GROWTH OF THE REEFS SO COLOURED, AND OF THE RED SPACES HAVING REMAINED STATIONARY, OR HAVING BEEN UPRAISED
-25- ON THE ABSENCE OF ACTIVE VOLCANOES IN THE AREAS OF SUBSIDENCE
-26- ON THE RELATIONS OF THE AREAS OF SUBSIDENCE AND ELEVATION
-27- RECAPITULATION
-28- APPENDIX

 

Title:Coral ReefsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 17, 2014Publisher:The Perfect LibraryLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990046096697

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