The names not in capitals are all names of places, and refer exclusively to the Appendix: in well-defined archipelagoes, or groups of islands, the name of each separate island is not given.
ABROLHOS, Brazil, coated by corals.
ABSENCE of coral-reefs from certain coasts.
Acaba, gulf of.
AFRICA, east coast, fringing-reef of. Madreporitic rock of.
Africa, east coast.
AGE of individual corals.
Alexander, Grand Duke, island.
ALLAN, Dr., on Holuthuriae feeding on corals. On quick growth of corals at Madagascar. On reefs affected by currents.
America, west coast.
ANAMOUKA, description of.
AREAS, great extent of, interspersed with low islands. Of subsidence and of elevation. Of subsidence appear to be elongated. Of subsidence alternating with areas of elevation.
ASCIDIA, depth at which found.
ATOLLS, breaches in their reefs. Dimensions of. Dimensions of groups of. Not based on craters or on banks of sediment, or of rock. Of irregular forms. Steepness of their flanks. Width of their reef and islets. Their lowness. Lagoons. General range. With part of their reef submerged, and theory of.
AURORA island, an upraised atoll.
AUSTRAL islands, recently elevated.
Australia, N.W. coast.
BARRIER-REEF of Australia. Of New Caledonia.
BARRIER-REEFS, breaches through. Not based on worn down margin of rock. On banks of sediment. On submarine craters. Steepness of their flanks. Their probable vertical thickness. Theory of their formation.
Banks in the West Indies.
BEECHEY, Captain, obligations of the author to. On submerged reefs. Account of Matilda island.
BELCHER, Captain, on boring through coral-reef.
Belize reef, off.
BOLABOLA, view of.
BORINGS through coral-reefs.
BORNEO, W. coast, recently elevated.
Borneo, E. coast. S.W. and W. coast N. coast. Western bank.
BRAZIL, fringing-reefs on coast of.
BREACHES through barrier-reefs.
CARYOPHYLLIA, depth at which it lives.
CEYLON, recently elevated.
CHAGOS Great Bank, description and theory of.
CHAMA-SHELLS embedded in coral-rock.
CHAMISSO, on corals preferring the surf.
CHANGES in the state of Keeling atoll. Of atolls.
CHANNELS leading into the lagoons of atolls. Into the Maldiva atolls. Through barrier-reefs.
Christmas island (Indian Ocean).
COCOS, or Keeling atoll.
Cocos (or Keeling).
Cocos island (Pacific).
COCHIN China, encroachments of the sea on the coast.
COMPOSITION of coral-formations.
CONGLOMERATE coral-rock on Keeling atoll. On other atolls. Coral-rock.
COOK islands, recently elevated.
CORAL-BLOCKS bored by vermiform animals.
CORAL-REEFS, their distribution and absence from certain areas. Destroyed by loose sediment.
CORAL-ROCK at Keeling atoll. Mauritius. Organic remains of.
CORALS dead but upright in Keeling lagoon. Depths at which they live. Off Keeling atoll. Killed by a short exposure. Living in the lagoon of Keeling atoll. Quick growth of, in Keeling lagoon. Merely coating the bottom of the sea. Standing exposed in the Low archipelago.