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Patch Mollusk Reef (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 194

Geoform Origin Biogenic
Geoform Mollusk Reef
Geoform Type Patch Mollusk Reef

Definition Mounded, generally round or lobate reefs that have some vertical relief above the surrounding substrate. These are usually intertidal, but they can occur in subtidal settings (see Figure 6.7).