J. E. Andrews, M. R. Leeder, C. Portman, P. J. Rowe & J. Smith write: we were very interested to read Kershaw & Guo's (2006) analysis of the conflicting views on the growth and history of Pleistocene cyanobacterial mounds (bioherms) from the Perachora peninsula in the eastern Gulf of Corinth rift, central Greece. A new field guide to this classic geological area and these spectacular exposures will soon be available (Leeder et al. 2007) and the issues we debate below have an important bearing on regional uplift rates, the role of faulting, and the environmental conditions required...

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