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synonyms for atoll

  • isle
  • reef
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An atoll forms when an underwater volcano spills lava onto the seafloor.
SCIENTISTS SAY: ATOLLMARIA TEMMINGNOVEMBER 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef, island or chain of islands around a body of water called a lagoon.
SCIENTISTS SAY: ATOLLMARIA TEMMINGNOVEMBER 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The Bikinians expected to return to their atoll in a few months.
EXPERIMENTING WITH HYDROGEN BOMBS, THE U.S. BLEW LIVES APARTGREGG HERKENNOVEMBER 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For those who prefer to experience the atoll’s natural wonders from the surface, Turneffe Flats offers the Adventure Atoll program, which combines snorkeling, kayak and land tours to gain a better understanding of the region’s ecosystems.
WITH COVID PROTOCOLS, A CARIBBEAN FLY-FISHING HAVEN IS BACK IN BUSINESSCHRIS SANTELLAAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Green sea turtles have used the atoll as an incubator for hundreds or thousands of generations, or perhaps longer.
HOW SEA TURTLES FIND THEIR WAY - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGJASON G. GOLDMANDECEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
Atoll, the Polynesian name for coral islands of the ringed type enclosing a lagoon in the centre.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
In 1891 a Committee of the British Association was formed for the investigation of an atoll by means of boring.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
Bikini Atoll, scientists believed, needed only clearing and cultivation to make it once again suitable for human habitation.
ATOMS, NATURE, AND MANNEAL O. HINES
They took samples of fish in the open ocean outside the atoll and made comparative collections at other atolls.
ATOMS, NATURE, AND MANNEAL O. HINES
But, in the case of the Atoll, the coral ring was present and so was the internal lagoon, but there was no rocky island.
THE MEANING OF EVOLUTIONSAMUEL CHRISTIAN SCHMUCKER
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WORDS RELATED TO ATOLL

  • archipelago
  • atoll
  • bar
  • cay
  • enclave
  • haven
  • isle
  • islet
  • key
  • peninsula
  • reef
  • refuge
  • retreat
  • sanctuary
  • shelter
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