Thesaurus / coral reef
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About ten o'clock we ran full on to a coral reef, which alarmed us a good deal, but luckily got safe off again.

The Malay ArchipelagoAlfred Russell Wallace

New Year's Isle is a bed of sand mixed with broken coral, thrown up on a coral reef.

There are three kinds of coral reef—namely, fringing reefs, barrier reefs, and atolls.

GeologyJames Geikie

At last, as we were just again going about, a puff of wind drove her right ashore on a coral reef.

Peter TrawlW. H. G. Kingston

Why, I understand that one pilot was shot down right inside the Truk coral reef and picked up by a cruiser seaplane.

Dave Dawson at TrukRobert Sydney Bowen

Around the coast there is a raised shelf of limestone which was undoubtedly a coral reef.

It is light, full of holes, and looks a little like a coral reef.

Insect AdventuresJ. Henri Fabre

A bend in the coral reef made a beautiful boat harbour, and into it we rowed.

It was done in an instant, and not a moment too soon, for we saw close abeam a coral reef not two feet under the surface.

Peter TrawlW. H. G. Kingston

On the further side of the coral reef one perceives the low-lying group of the Ants' Islands, thickly covered with trees.

WORDS RELATED TO CORAL REEF

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.