bertlin at uni-muenster.de
Fri Jan 25 10:00:32 EST 2002
o.k., after the last message from Nicole, it probably has become obvious
that there are various "reefs" to various people. Her definition
> A reef is a hard bottom near enough to the surface to damage a boat.
is the nautical one, and there is a "reef" for (at least South African)
miners (= any ore deposit occuring in layers). Both should be off the
topic for the target group of this list, i.e. biologists, ecologists and
palaeontologists. The definition of Mike Risk and me tries to include what
these people (might) have in mind when speaking/reading of a reef...
Have a nice weekend,
Markus Bertling, Ph.D.
Museum Curator and Collection Manager
Geologisch-Palaeontologisches Institut und Museum
D- 48143 Muenster
e-mail: bertlin at uni-muenster.de fax: ..49 - 251 - 83 248 91
phone: ..49 - 251 - 83 239 42
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