coral rock

coral rock

[′kär·əl ‚räk]
(petrology)
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The first and second wives lay in the graveyard, under the white coral sand, with slabs of coral rock at head and feet.
Coral rock from the reef will be used to treat the acidic mine tailings.
Several unfinished or broken pieces have been found in areas of dense jungle and along steep cliff sides of razor-sharp coral rock (FIGURE 2).
commercialis; Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas; flat oyster, Ostrea angasi; and two tropical species, the coral rock or milky oyster, Saccostrea cucullata, and the black-lip oyster, Striostrea (Parastriostrea) mytiloides, formerly known as Saccostrea echinata.
All three islands have areas of lush green mangrove swamp, patches of rocky dry woodland and coasts lined with glittering white sand beaches, ironshore (jagged lichen blackened masses of coral) and loose coral rock.
A serene new Japanese spot scores high; plus South County comfort at the Coral Rock Cafe and the year's best finds in wine.
For more than three decades, he made practically everything he needed out of coral rock, the stone formed over eons from once-thriving reefs.
Minutes later, Flight 592 plummeted into the saw grass, muck, and underlying coral rock of the Florida Everglades.
The other Aruba--comprising 90 percent of the island--is a delicate and mostly flat cactus-strewn desert landscape where goats graze on the sparse vegetation peeking up from a hard surface of coral rock, and ancient Indian cave paintings, still inviting interpretation, look as fresh as the day they were made.
Miami Beach is planning another recarpeting of sand this year, but the offshore deposits are nearly gone, scraped down to coral rock.
ade on Lincoln Road, the original theater lobby and various elements uncovered during the construction process, including original water fountains, a mirror, coral rock wall tiles and a decorative lobby ceiling.
Formed from a coral rock quarry in 1923, it represents the history of Miami's development.

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