Geology and Hydrogeology of Carbonate Islands

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These 32 contributions describe the geological and hyrdogeological features of 29 islands or island groups around the world. Contributors covering geology discuss the tectonic and climatic setting, depositional facies, diagenesis, stratigraphy, and geologic history. Those addressing hydrogeology provide information on the geologic setting and framework; permeability; distribution; groundwater occurrence and flow; and water budget, recharge, and resources. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Table of Contents

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1 Introduction: Varieties of Carbonate Islands and Historical Perspective 1
2 Geology and Hydrogeology of Bermuda 35
3A Geology of the Bahamas 91
3B Geology of the Bahamas: Architecture of Bahamiam Islands 141
3C Geology of the Bahamas: Subsurface Geology of the Bahamas Banks 161
4 Hydrogeology of the Bahamian Archipelago 183
5 Geology and Hydrogeology of the Florida Keys 217
6 Geology of Mud Islands in Florida Bay 249
7 Geology of Coastal Islands, Northeastern Yucatan Peninsula 275
8 Geology and Hydrogeology of the Cayman Islands 299
9 Geology of Isla de Mona, Puerto Rico 327
10 Geology and Hydrogeology of St. Croix, Virgin Islands 359
11 Geology and Hydrogeology of Barbados 381
12 Geology of Selected Islands of the Pitcairn Group, Southern Polynesia 407
13 Geology and Hydrogeology of Mururoa and Fangataufa, French Polynesia 433
14 Geology of Makatea Island, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia 453
15 Geomorphology and Hydrogeology of Selected Islands of French Polynesia: Tikehau (Atoll) and Tahiti (Barrier Reef) 475
16 Geology and Hydrogeology of the Cook Islands 503
17 Geology and Hydrogeology of Niue 537
18 Hydrogeology of Carbonate Islands of the Kingdom of Tonga 565
19 Geology and Hydrogeology of Tarawa and Christmas Island, Kiribati 577
20 Hydrogeology of the Marshall Islands 611
21 Geology of Anewetak Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands 637
22 Hydrogeology of Enewetak Atoll 667
23 Hydrogeology of Selected Islands of the Federated States of Micronesia 693
24 Geology and Hydrogeology of Nauru Island 707
25 Hydrogeology of Northern Guam 743
26 Hydrogeology of Selected Islands of Fiji 763
27 Geology and Hydrogeology of Rottnest Island, Western Australia 783
28 Geology of the Houtman Abrolhos Islands 811
29 Geology of Reef Islands of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia 835
30 Hydrogeology of Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia 867
31 Geology and Hydrogeology of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands 885
32 Hydrogeology of Diego Garcia 909
Subject Index 933
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