Rhythm of Beachrock Levels in Contrasting Plate Settings: Rifting Red Sea and North American-Caribbean Plates

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by Gerald M. Friedman,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Carbonate Beaches 2000:

Abstract: Sequences of beachrocks have been compared from the northern Red Sea, the North American plate (north shore of Puerto Rico), and an island of the Caribbean plate. In all these areas the beachrocks exhibit regular beds dipping gently seawards.

Subject Headings: Plates | Seas and oceans | Islands | Shores | Red Sea | Puerto Rico

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