Ramanathapuram Dist.: Geology, Archaeology

india_large.jpgCoral reef maps: Indian ocean, Indian coastline http://www.coral.noaa.gov/reef_maps/volume2/india_large.jpgcoralreefsoframanathapuram.jpg

http://books.google.com/books?id=hUkFUPp9pWoC&pg=PA4&ots=eYUGCesAwG&dq=raised+reefs+of+ramanathapuram&sig=g–NPaXhtbofNeqpgTUdgvbSE94

Source: John C. Pernetta, 1993, Marine Protected Areas Needs in the South Asian Seas Region: India, page 4

See: Institute of British Geographers, 1965, “Raised reefs of Ramanathapuram,” Transactions. “Indian Ocean elevated reefs, in Ramanathapuram District, Tamilnadu, South India, at the western end of Adam’s Bridge, between India and Ceylon. The morphology and fauna of the raised reefs are described, evidence for dating is assembled, and the implications for Gardiner’s and Sewell’s correlation of these deposits with other western Indian Ocean reef features are discussed.”

Ramanathapuram Dist.: An archaeological guideNS Ramaswami and I. Nagasami, 1979, Collector of Ramanathapuram, 135 pages

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