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Comments on; "Anatomy of a late Quaternary carbonate island; constraints on timing and magnitude of sea-level fluctuations, West Caicos, Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI" by Kerans et al. [Quat Sci. Rev. 205 (2019), 193-223] '; discussion'

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doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106216
Authors:Wanless, Harold R.; Dravis, Jeffrey J.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
University of Miami, Department of Geography and Regional Studies, Coral Gables, FL, United States
Dravis Interests, Geological Consultant, Houston, TX, United States
Volume Title:Quaternary Science Reviews
Source:Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol.243. Publisher: Elsevier, International. ISSN: 0277-3791
Publication Date:2020
Note:In English. For reference to original see Kerans, C., et al., Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 205, p. 193-223, 2019. 23 refs.; illus.
Summary:We comment on interpretations of the evolution of late Pleistocene geology on West Caicos Island, Caicos Platform, B.W.I. by Kerans et al. (2019), which omits our documentation of the interrelationship of carbonate facies in outcrop and in boreholes (Dravis and Wanless, 2017). We further disagree with their geochronological dating assumptions/results that are the basis for interpreting late Quaternary sea-level fluctuations.
Subjects:Boreholes; Carbonate rocks; Cenozoic; Facies; Geochronology; Interpretation; Outcrops; Pleistocene; Quaternary; Sea-level changes; Sedimentary rocks; Stratigraphy; Upper Pleistocene; Upper Quaternary; Turks and Caicos Islands
Record ID:886922-1
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2020 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from CAPCAS, Elsevier Scientific Publishers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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