Sponge Spicule Pebbles at Hut Point Peninsula, Antarctica

Abstract

PEBBLES that range up to 20 mm in diameter composed entirely of sponge spicules, originally found by Priestley1, are sparingly distributed over the loessic gravelly soil of the two square miles of ice-free area at the southern tip of Hut Point Peninsula, lat. 77° 51′, long. 166° 48′ E. 
DOI: 10.1038/197681b0