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The rocks of the island are principally calcareous and in a very advanced state of decomposition.
Calcareous incrustations, including fragments of madrepores, and of shells, cemented by splintery carbonate of lime.
Along this road there are extensive tracts of ground covered with calcareous petrifactions.
The summits of the calcareous hills which stretch eastward from the great chain of the Cordillera are broken and rugged.
The tests of other creatures largely calcareous may well have been dissolved before reaching the sea-floor.The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology|J. E. Marr