reef rock

reef rock

[′rēf ‚räk]
(petrology)
A hard, unstratified rock composed of sand, shale, and the calcareous remains of sedentary organisms, cemented by calcium carbonate.
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The road section traverses winding hilly country with poor line of sight, numerous creek crossings, exposed reef rock and worn formation.
For experimental purposes, we haphazardly collected 15 large ([approximately equal to]0.25 [m.sup.2]) slabs of reef rock dominated by the Choneplax/Porolithon community on 1 March 1987 from within the primary study area located on the CBC algal crest [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
Project Description : The road section traverses flat sand clay country with poor line of sight and poor drainage, numerous creek crossings, exposed reef rock and worn formation.
He tries playing further and further away, and finally rows out to sea, only to find that the bell buoy marking reef rocks in foggy weather is missing!