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A great discovery made on Australia’s Barrier Reef – SHINE

Scientists found a detached coral reef on the Great Barrier Reef that exceeds the height of the Empi

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A robotic arm takes rock samples from a 500-meter-tall coral reef discovered by Australian scientists, off Australias Great Barrier Reef on Sunday.
Australian scientists found a detached coral reef on the Great Barrier Reef that exceeds the height of the Empire State Building and the Eiffel Tower, the Schmidt Ocean Institute said this week, the first such discovery in over 100 years.
The blade like reef is nearly 500 meters tall and 1.5 kilometers wide, said the institute. It lies 40 meters below…

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