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" ... high as the common tides reach. That elevation surpassed, the future remnants, being rarely covered, lose their adhesive property; and remaining in a loose state, form what is usually called a key upon (he tops of the reef. The new bank is not long... "
The Literary Panorama and National Register - Page 335
1814
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Essay on the Theory of the Earth

Georges baron Cuvier, Robert Jameson - 1817 - 348 pages
...; but the coral sand and other broken remnants thrown up by the sea, adhere to the rock, and form n solid mass with it, as high- as the common tides reach....property ; and remaining in a loose state, form what is visually called a key, upon the top of the reef. The new bank is not long in being visited by sea birds...
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Essay on the Theory of the Earth

Georges baron Cuvier - 1818 - 431 pages
...except in holes upon the reef, beyond low water mark ; but the coral sand and other broken remnants thrown up by the sea, adhere to the rock, and form...remaining in a loose state, form what is usually called &key, upon the top of the reef. The new bank is not long in being visited by sea birds ; salt plants,...
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The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - 1821 - 660 pages
...except in holes upon the reef, beyond low-water mark ; but the coral sand and other broken remnants thrown up by the sea adhere to the rock, and form...loose state, form what is usually called a key upon (he tops of the reef. The new bank is not long in being visited by sea birds ; salt plants take root...
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The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - 1821
...except in holes upon the reef, beyond low-water mark; but the coral sand and other broken remnants thrown up by the sea adhere to the rock, and form a solid mass with ;t, as high as the common tides reach. That elevation surpassed, the future remnants, being rarely...
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Popular philosophy: or, The book of nature laid open upon Christian ...

George Miller - 1826
...beyond low-water mark; but vhe coral, sand, and other broken remnants thrown up by the sea, tihere to the rock, and form a solid mass with it, as high...remnants, being rarely covered, lose their adhesive properly ; and, remaining in a loose state, form what is usually called a kt'y, upon the top of the...
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Conversations on Geology: Comprising a Familiar Explanation of the Huttonian ...

Granville Penn - 1828 - 371 pages
...except in holes upon the reef, beyond low-water mark ; but the coral sand, and other broken remnants thrown up by the sea, adhere to the rock, and form a solid mass with it, as high as the common tide reaches. That elevation surpassed, the future ones, being scarcely covered, lose their adhesive...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1828
...except in holes upon the reef, beyond low-water mark: but the coral sand, and other broken remnants thrown up by the sea, adhere to the rock, and form a solid mass with it, as high as the common tide reaches. That elevation surpassed, the future ones, being scarcely covered, lose their adhesive...
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Gill's technological [afterw.] Gill's scientific, technological ..., Volume 5

Gill's scientific, technological and microscopic repository - 1829
...work, except in holes upon the reef, beyond low water mark ; but the coral sand, and other remnants thrown up by the sea, adhere to the rock, and form...state, form what is usually called a key, upon the tops of the reef. The new bank is not long in being visited by sea birds ; salt plants take root upon...
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The Polar star, being a continuation of 'The Extractor', of ..., Volume 1

1829
...work, except in holes upon the reef, beyond low water mark ; but the coral sand, and other remnants thrown up by the sea, adhere to the rock, and form...and, remaining in a loose state, form what is usually culled a key, upon the tops of the reef. The new bank is not long in being visited by sea hirds; salt...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 5

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - 1832
...them, and cannot raise the reef beyond low water mark ; but the fragments of rock, sand, coral, &c., adhere to the rock, and form a solid mass with it,...reach. That elevation surpassed, the future remnants, beingrarely covered, lose their adhesive property, and, remaining in a loose state, form what is usually...
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