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Coral skyscraper discovered in the Great Barrier Reef

New Zealand Herald Monday, 26 October 2020
Coral skyscraper discovered in the Great Barrier ReefAn underwater coral skyscraper taller than the Auckland Sky Tower has been discovered in the Great Barrier Reef.Scientists from Australia's James Cook University said they were "surprised and elated" to find the 500m structure,...
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News video: Coral Reef Taller Than the Empire State Building Discovered in Australian Waters

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In a time when reefs are in danger, scientists have found one that is massive and thriving.

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Great Barrier Reef Great Barrier Reef coral reef system off the east coast of Australia, World Heritage Site

Skyscraper-sized reef discovered in Australia [Video]

Skyscraper-sized reef discovered in Australia

Australian scientists said they have discovered a detached coral reef on the Great Barrier Reef that exceeds even the height of iconic buildings like the Empire State Building and the Eiffel Tower. Libby Hogan reports.

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'Massive' Coral Reef Discovered In Australia [Video]

'Massive' Coral Reef Discovered In Australia

A "massive" coral reef measuring approximately 1,600 feet has been discovered in Australia's Great Barrier Reef. According to CNN, the newly found reef system is taller than some of the world's highest skyscrapers. Scientists found the detached reef in waters off North Queensland while on an expedition. The reef system is the first to be discovered in more than 120 years. Robin Beaman, who led the expedition, said he was "surprised" by the discovery.

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Half of the Great Barrier Reef Has Been Killed Due to Global Warming

The alarming findings were published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society Journal on Wednesday.

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