Calcareous Famous Quotes & Sayings

4 Calcareous Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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The apparent physical stability of reefs belies an underlying natural turmoil of growth, death and destruction of calcareous organisms. Much like a modern city, reefs are constantly being rebuilt and torn down at the same time. Corals are the bricks, broken pieces of plant and animal skeletons the sand, and algal crusts and chemical cements the mortar. Reef growth is determined by the production, accumulation, and cementation of all this calcareous stuff into solid limestone.Jeremy Jackson Calcareous Sayings By Jeremy Jackson: The apparent physical stability of reefs belies an underlying natural turmoil of growth, death and
I build a book the way coral reefs are built: millions of little calcareous skeletons piling up one atop another, though in my case the skeletons are drafts.Dean Koontz Calcareous Sayings By Dean Koontz: I build a book the way coral reefs are built: millions of little calcareous skeletons
The way grew more and more stony and this made me suspicious. If we were approaching a town we ought by now to have found a path. Instead there were these jumbled white stones that looked as if they had been combed out by an ignorant hand from the elements that make least sense. There must be stupid portions of heaven, too, and these had rolled straight down from it. I am no geologist but the word calcareous seemed to fit them. They were composed of lime and my guess was that they must have originated in a body of water. Now they were ultra-dry but filled with little caves from which cooler air was exhaled - ideal places for a siesta in the heat of noon, provided no snakes came. But the sun was in decline, trumpeting downward. The cave mouths were open and there was this coarse and clumsy gnarled white stone.Saul Bellow Calcareous Sayings By Saul Bellow: The way grew more and more stony and this made me suspicious. If we were
We hence acquire this sublime and interesting idea; that all the calcareous mountains in the world, and all the strata of clay, coal, marl, sand, and iron, which are incumbent on them, are MONUMENTS OF THE PAST FELICITY OF ORGANIZED NATURE!Erasmus Darwin Calcareous Sayings By Erasmus Darwin: We hence acquire this sublime and interesting idea; that all the calcareous mountains in the