Christmas Island lagoonal lakes, models for the deposition of carbonate–evaporite–organic laminated sediments

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Trichet , Jean; Défarge , Christian; Tribble , J.; Tribble , G.W.; Sansone , F.J.; (2001)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S0037-0738(00)00177-9
  • Subject: Christmas Island atoll | [ SDU.STU.GC ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Geochemistry | Climatic control of sedimentation | Kiritimati | Organomineralization | Lagoonal lakes | Carbonate–evaporite–organic laminated sediments

The atoll of Christmas Island (now known as Kiritimati) in the Kiribati Republic (Central Pacific) lies at about 2°N in the intertropical convergence zone. Much of the surface area of the atoll (ca. 360 km2) is occupied by numerous lakes in which carbonate, evaporite (c... View more
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