Barrier reef may refer to:
- a kind of coral reef
- the Great Barrier Reef in Australia
- the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System
- the Belize Barrier Reef
- the New Caledonia Barrier Reef
- Barrier Reef (TV series), an Australian television series
Other articles related to "barrier reef, reefs, reef":
... The Capricorn and Bunker group of islands of the southern Great Barrier Reef lies between 45 and 75 km from the adjacent departure ports and urban centres of Yeppoon ... There are 16 permanent coral cays on these reefs, including twin cays on Hoskyn and Fairfax Reefs ... is the largest coral cay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park ...
... Barrier Reef was an Australian television series that was first screened in 1971 ... Barrier Reef centred around a group of marine biologists on board a ship called the New Endeavour, researching around the Great Barrier Reef, off Queensland, Australia ... The Great Barrier Reef is "The only living organic collective visible from Earth's orbit." ...
... over a substantial portion of the Great Barrier Reef, resulting in some of the worst damage to the area in recent history ... which travel from east to west in the region, impacting only a small area of the reef, Hamish moved alongside the reef for nearly its entire existence ... According to post-storm surveys of the reef, the damage done to the coral was extensive, with upwards of 70% losses in the hardest hit spots ...
... Some 13% of Belize's territorial waters – home to the Belize Barrier Reef System – are also protected ... The Belize Barrier Reef System both constitutes a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site and the second largest barrier reef in the world, second only to Australia's ...
Famous quotes containing the words reef and/or barrier:
“Striking his former happiness against the reef of justice he has perished unwept for and unseen.”
—Aeschylus (525456 B.C.)
“Only men of moral and mental force, of a patriotic regard for the relationship of the two races, can be of real service as ministers in the South. Less theology and more of human brotherhood, less declamation and more common sense and love for truth, must be the qualifications of the new ministry that shall yet save the race from the evils of false teaching.”
—Fannie Barrier Williams (18551944)