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Australia Great Barrier Reef National Treasure

Australia   Great Barrier Reef   National Treasure

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most well-known natural attractions. The Great Barrier Reef is amongst the Seven underwater Wonders of the World. And In 2007 was labeled as natural wonder. A site of remarkable variety and beauty on the north-east coast of Australia. and is the world’s largest coral reef. Great Barrier Reef Queensland stretches for a whopping 2600 kilometers.

It contains the world’s largest collection of coral reefs, with 400 types of coral, 360 species of hard coral, 1,500 species of fish, 5,000 species of mollusc, a great diversity of sponges, anemones, marine worms and crustaceans, and more than 175 species of bird. It also holds great scientific interest as the habitat of species such as the dugong (sea cow) and the large green turtle, which are threatened with extinction.


australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-8Protected under the United Nations, this World Heritage Site, the Great Barrier Reef, It is probably the richest area in terms of faunal diversity in the world. The Great Barrier Reef system consists of more than 3000 reefs which range in size ,and 900 islands stretching for over 2,600 kilometres. One area the Great Barrier Reef reaches is the Whitsunday islands, and unk Island are popular spot for diving vacations. The 74 islands that make up Whitsunday ,while Dunk Island is one of more than 600 islands .They are surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef Australia, making it the perfect spot of diving the Great Barrier Reef. The world’s largest coral reef is the only living thing that is detectable from outer space .A large part of the reef is protected by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, which helps to limit the impact of human use.australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-2 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-11 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-12 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-3 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-4 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-5 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-6 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-7 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-9 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-10 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-13 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-14 australia-great-barrier-reef-national-treasure-1