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CSPG Special Publications


Devonian of the World: Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on the Devonian System — Memoir 14, Volume I: Regional Syntheses, 1988
Pages 155-157

Devonian Rocks on Orphan Knoll, Offshore Eastern Canada

A. C. Grant


Shallow water Devonian limestone has been dredged from Orphan Knoll. Bathymetric peaks on the surface of Orphan Knoll may be remnants of reefal mounds on an exhumed Devonian landscape. Paleogeographic reconstructions indicate that the Devonian latitude of Orphan Knoll was favorable for reef growth.

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