Modern beachrock formation in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

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Cawthra, Hayley; Uken, Ron;
  • Publisher: Academy of Science of South Africa
  • Journal: South African Journal of Science (issn: 0038-2353, eissn: 1996-7489)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/sajs.v108i7/8.935
  • Subject: clastic shoreline | Q1-390 | modern beachrock formation | H | marine phreatic diagenesis | recent sea level change | Q | Social sciences (General) | H1-99 | Science (General) | Social Sciences | Science | carbonate cementation

We explored the recent cementation of modern beachrock on the seaward margin of the Durban Bluff, central KwaZulu-Natal. The low latitude and subtropical climatic setting is a unique context compared to the more commonly documented contemporary beachrock formation in th... View more
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