The Paradoxical Occurrence of Oolitic Limestone on the Eastern Islands of Great Bahama Bank: Where Do the Ooids Come from?

  1. Peter K. Swart,
  2. Gregor P. Eberli,
  3. Judith A. McKenzie,
  4. Ian Jarvis Series Editor3 and
  5. Tom Stevens Series Co-Editor4
  1. Pascal Kindler1 and
  2. Albert C. Hine2

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312065.ch8

Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg

Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg

How to Cite

Kindler, P. and Hine, A. C. (2009) The Paradoxical Occurrence of Oolitic Limestone on the Eastern Islands of Great Bahama Bank: Where Do the Ooids Come from?, in Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg (eds P. K. Swart, G. P. Eberli, J. A. McKenzie, I. Jarvis and T. Stevens), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312065.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Geography, Geology and the Environment Centre for Earth and Environmental Science Research Kingston University, London Penrhyn Road Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE UK

  2. 4

    Department of Geography Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Section of Earth Sciences, University of Geneva, Maraîchers 13, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Coastal Planning and Engineering Inc, Tampa Bay Regional Office, 101 16th Ave So. Suite 4, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193801

Online ISBN: 9781444312065

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Keywords:

  • Great Bahama Bank;
  • eleuthera;
  • exumas;
  • quaternary;
  • ooids;
  • oolites;
  • aeolianites

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Setting

  • Methods

  • Models of Oolite Deposition on the Windward Islands of GBB

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements