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Fringing Mollusk Reef (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 192

Geoform Origin Biogenic
Geoform Mollusk Reef
Geoform Type Fringing Mollusk Reef


Description
Definition Narrow, linear reefs, which are usually lying below the marsh platform. These reefs form along the shore of tidal creeks, and they are typically intertidal (see Figure 6.5).