Sedimentology of rocky shorelines 5: The marine samples at + 326m from ‘Stearns swale’ (Lanai, Hawaiʻi) and their paleo-environmental and sedimentary process implications

@inproceedings{Crook2008SedimentologyOR,
  title={Sedimentology of rocky shorelines 5: The marine samples at + 326m from ‘Stearns swale’ (Lanai, Hawaiʻi) and their paleo-environmental and sedimentary process implications},
  author={Keith A. W. Crook and Elizabeth Anne Felton},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract Fossiliferous gravels on Lanai, one of the smaller Hawaiian islands, are known collectively as the Hulopoe Gravel. Since 1984 several workers have attributed these gravels to deposition from the run-ups and retreats of mega-tsunami. Other workers, before and since, have interpreted the gravels as rocky shoreline deposits exposed by island uplift. The existence of Harold Stearns' Makana paleoshoreline on Lanai, at 326–365 m elevation, is particularly controversial. In 1936 Stearns… CONTINUE READING

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