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reef limestone platform
(English) Cemented sedimentary rock composed mainly of gravel sized materials and rubble or reef rock; usually forms a flat-topped reef top supratidal feature < 1 m high, although can be higher; often occurs associated with reef islets or as an isolated structure on the reef top. (See also: gravel, reef top, reef islet)
sedimento recifal
(Portuguese) Rocha sedimentar cimentada composta principalmente por gravilha e pedras do recife (See also: gravel, reef top, reef islet)

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