Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.

With fifty-two natural-colour photographs by the author.
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Natural history -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.), Great Barrier Reef (
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 279 p. illus., maps. ;
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Open LibraryOL18671057M

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Pages lightly tanned, text has scattered foxing, but mostly clean. Page edges foxed and browned. Spine is faded slightly. With fifty-two natural colour photographs by the Author.

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The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system.

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It is made up of over islands and 2, individual reefs. It stretches across 1, miles. The Great Barrier Reef, Australia is approximately sq. kilometres in area – that’s bigger than Great Britain, Holland & Switzerland combined. It extends from the top of Queensland near Port Douglas to just north of Fraser Island, and from the low water mark on the Queensland coast, to the outer boundary of the Marine Park beyond the edge of the continental shelf.

Built by billions of coral polyps (tiny organisms) and playing host to a diverse range of species including more than species of fish and over species of corals the Great Barrier Reef is a World Heritage area and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

Statistically speaking, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world. It is the world’s largest natural formation created by a living organism.

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The Great Barrier Reef extends oversquare miles (, sq km) and stretches from one end to the other over a distance of 1, miles (2, km). The Great Barrier Reef. As one of the seven wonders of the natural world, the Great Barrier Reef is bigger than the Great Wall of China and the only living thing on earth that is visible from space.

The region is made up of over individual reef systems. Outer Great Barrier Reef Day Trip departing Cairns - MV Sunkist (excludes $20 levy) Join the team from Cairns Dive Centre aboard MV Sunkist for an epic day on the Great Barrier Reef.

See the reef at its’ most pristine – we take you to the outer reef where you will see impressive coral formations and marine life at its best. Hot Deal /5. Maps to endpapers.

Green cloth-covered boards, just a little worn at edges and slightly faded around spine. Later edition of volume first published in Glorious tribute to the now fast-disappearing Great Barrier Reef with chapters on the Coral Island, Turtles of the Great Barrier Reef, Sea Birds, Queer Fish, Crabs, Flowers of the reef etc.

Enjoy diving for the first time – the easy way. See the reef the best way – up close and personal – by diving right in.

No experience necessary. We specialise in introducing first timers to the wonders of the underwater world – even if they’re nervous. One of the world's natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef stretches more than kilometers in a maze of coral reefs along Australia's northeastern coastline.

Until now, no biographer has brought the fascinating story behind its mystique into public view.3/5(2). If catching a 1, lb grander is at the top of your bucket list (as it should be!) then you’ll want to book a Great Barrier Reef fishing charter.

As one of the seven natural wonders of the world and coveringsquare kilometers, this is the only naturally occurring phenomena that can be seen from space/5(K).

American media company CNN labelled the Great Barrier Reef as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. At the same time, the Queensland National Trust gave it the title of the official icon for the state of Queensland.

The majority of the Great Barrier Reef is protected by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Snorkel among beautiful corals and a colourful variety of tropical marine life at one of the natural wonders of the world.

We searched the internet for an option to see the Great Barrier Reef and found great references for Compass. They have the best crew on board. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise. Chris 5 J Very helpful /5(). The Great Barrier THIEF is set in the Great Barrier Reef, off the east coast of Australia.

It’s one of the seven natural wonders of the world, larger than the Great Wall of China, and is the only living thing on earth visible from space.

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2, individual reefs[3] and islands stretching for over 3, kilometres (1, mi) over an area of approximatelysquare kilometres (, sq mi).

The Great Barrier Reef extends over an area of kilometers and you do not need us to tell you this, but it would be an injustice to this beautiful place if we rushed you through all this in one day.

That is why we provide guided day tours to help you explore more and learn more through tours extended for days. Discover Australia's most awe-inspiring natural wonders, including Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef and the world's oldest tropical rainforest.

Google the Great Barrier Reef and third up, after our environment minister's go to, Wikipedia, and a government marine park site apparently intended to bore readers to Author: Miriam Cosic.

The Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral reef system, comprises roughly three thousand individual reefs and nine hundred islands stretching for 1, miles (2, kilometers) and covering an area of approximatelysquare miles (, square kilometers).

WONDERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF. First published in by Angus and Robertson, Sydney and London. Hardcover, pages, colour and mono plates. This is the classic book on the Great Barrier Reef, within many reprints since. Cairns’ Great Barrier Reef is easily the gem in the Seven Natural Wonders of the World crown.

It is the world’s largest, living coral reef system (bigger than Switzerland, Holland and the United Kingdom combined!), the largest living organism on earth and is even visible from space. The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world, and pulling away from it, and viewing it from a greater distance, you can understand why.

It is larger than the Great Wall of China and the only living thing on earth visible from space. Visit the “Age of Dinosaurs, Museum of Natural History”, the “Australian Stockmans Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre”, Winton and Longreach townships, Salvator Rosa and Carnarvon Gorge National Parks, World Heritage Lady Musgrave and Fraser Islands and Great Barrier Reef – a scenic travel holiday with some delightful guided walks.

By T. Roughley. Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Published: Angus & Robertson, Australia (). Binding: Hardcover. ISBN No ISBN. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear and mild soiling. Edges of boards have moderate wear. One of the world's natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef stretches more than kilometres in a maze of coral reefs and islands along Australia's north-eastern coastline.

Now unfolding the fascinating story behind its mystique this book provides for the first time a comprehensive cultural and ecological history of European impact, from. Explore the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour to Fitzroy Island. After arriving from Cairns on a fast ferry, have free time to do what you choose: snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef, lounge on the white-sand beach or see the coral from a glass-bottom boat.

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 approximatelysquare 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 Coordinates: 18°17′S °42′E / °S .Cruise Michaelmas Cay.

Visit the Great Barrier Reef in style on board Ocean Spirit, a metre (foot), high-performance sails daily from Cairns to Michaelmas Cay, a stunning reef sand island. You can dive and snorkel the reef among the turtles and colourful fish, lie on the deck and soak up the sun or enjoy a glass-bottomed boat tour.One of the world's natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef stretches more than kilometres in a maze of coral reefs and islands along Australia's north-eastern coastline.

Now unfolding the fascinating story behind its mystique this book provides for the first time a comprehensive cultural and ecological history of European impact, from early voyages of discovery to .