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A mountain of a reef, taller than the Eiffel Tower, found on Great Barrier Reef – Mongabay.com

Researchers have just made a remarkable discovery in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in Australia. While mapping the seafloor off the coast of far north Queensland…

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  • Researchers have recently found a large, detached coral reef, measuring more than 500 meters (1,640 feet) in height, in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in Australia.
  • This is the eighth known detached coral reef in the area, and the first to be discovered in the past 120 years.
  • While little is known about these reefs, scientists have observed that they host an array of marine life.
  • This particular reef doesnt appear to have been affected by the recent bleaching events at the Great Barrier Reef Marine…

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