The fundamental geologic structures of Hawaii are wholly igneous in origin. With the building of the volcanic piles up to wave base sedimentary processes commence and these are enormously augmented when volcanic accumulation reaches above the level of the sea. Nearly all the known sedimentary processes are exemplified.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Wentworth, Chester K.
"Sedimentary Processes on Volcanic Islands,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 32(1), 360-361.
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