Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Oyster Reef

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1806
Oyster reefs are composed of abundant fragments of oyster shells, other shellfish and coarse and fine sand cemented by seawater or groundwater with a high calcium carbonate content (Fig. 9).
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