Great Barrier Reef

Earth As Art image Great Barrier Reef

Detailed Description

What might be mistaken for dinosaur bones being unearthed at a paleontological dig are some of the individual reefs that make up the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest tropical coral reef system. The reef stretches more than 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles) along the coast of Queensland, Australia. It supports astoundingly complex and diverse communities of marine life and is the largest structure on the planet built by living organisms.

  • Collection: Earth as Art 3
  • Source: Landsat 7
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Details

Image Dimensions: 7800 x 8400

Location Taken: US