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Atlas of the Great Barrier Reef

W. G. H. Maxwell

Atlas of the Great Barrier Reef

by W. G. H. Maxwell

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

bibl p235-236.

Statementby W.G.H. Maxwell.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,258p.,7fold plates :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15046487M
ISBN 100444407073
OCLC/WorldCa473195

  Get the Atlas Obscura book. This has been especially problematic in Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef where, according to the Australian Institute of Marine Science, coral cover declined. The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2, individual reefs and islands stretching for over 2, kilometres (1, mi) over an area of approximately , square kilometres (, sq mi). The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Great Barrier Reef can be seen from outer space and is the world's biggest.

  The Central Great Barrier Reef has been damaged by tropical cyclones, bleaching events in and , sedimentation, crown-of-thorns starfish, careless tourism, and other environmental threats. With a monitoring and mapping system like the Atlas, the region can make educated decisions about conservation and restoration. Great Barrier Coral Reefs. One of the greatest changes to visitor experiences of the Great Barrier Reef is the perception of landscape. The significance of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area largely rests on its status as a single entity; a vast and complex landscape.

Great Barrier Reef, largest complex of coral reef in the world, c.1, mi (2, km) long, in the Coral Sea, forming a natural breakwater for the coast of Queensland, NE Australia. Composed of more than 2, individual reefs, the Great Barrier Reef is separated from the mainland by a shallow lagoon from 10 to mi (16– km) wide. The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral is near the coast of Queensland, is made up of nearly coral reefs and over islands. It is , km² big and km long. It has been listed an important World Heritage Site by Great Barrier Reef is the largest structure made by living things.


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