We address concerns raised by Wanless and Dravis (2020) on our paper documenting the late Quaternary evolution of West Caicos island. We negate the claim that omitting their paper (Dravis and Wanless, 2017) had any consequences for our interpretations. We also provide reasoning and data to demonstrate that our interpretation of the Quaternary stratigraphy of the island was derived from detailed field work and high-resolution remote sensing data, which was subsequently corroborated by AAR and U-Th age-dating control, the opposite of the claim by Wanless and Dravis.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
Funding for this project was provided by the University of Texas at Austin Bureau of Economic Geology’s Reservoir Characterization Research Lab industrial associates program . Additional funding was from the Robert K. Goldhammer Chair, held by Kerans.
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- Late Quaternary
- West Caicos