Atherton was wealthy, and a coral reef was more to him than a pearl.
We had gone southward, having got a full ship, when we struck on a coral reef.
No; we are on a coral reef, and our chances of escape are very small.
After this we pulled straight out to sea, and landed on the coral reef.
We entered also the harbour of Magadoxa, formed by a coral reef.
When the coral reef, as it is called, reaches the surface, it advances no further.
There is a coral reef nearly all the way from Africa to beyond Ras Momi.
Abercromby also gives a very graphic description of a Coral reef.
The shore is here a coral reef, upheaved about fifteen feet above the sea.
It is light, full of holes, and looks a little like a coral reef.