Coral skyscraper discovered in the Great Barrier Reef
Monday, 26 October 2020 An 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,...
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.
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.