Thursday, October 16, 2014

Great Barrier Reef Facts: How Long is the Great Barrier Reef?

How Long is the Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Australia
Great Barrier Reef Coral and Fish (including a Star Fish)

The Largest Coral Reef in The World

The Great Barrier Reef off the Gold Coast of Queensland Australia is the largest coral reef in the world. It is so large in fact that it is the only living organism on earth which is visible from space. 

Length of the Great Barrier Reef

It is  is about 2300 km (1450 miles) long. It stretching along the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia from Cape York Peninsula in the north to Bundaberg in the south. This is about the same distance along the west coast of North America starting at Vancouver and ending in San Diego, California.

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